Toddler killed by car in townhouse complex driveway

A 1-year-old girl has tragically died after being run over by a car in a townhouse complex in NSW.

The horror accident happened at a complex on Kent Street in Blacktown around 7.30pm last night.

Police said officers rushed to the scene after receiving reports a little girl had been struck by a vehicle in the driveway.


The youngster was treated at the scene by paramedics for critical injuries before being taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital.

Despite desperate attempts by doctors, the youngster sadly could not be saved and died a short time later.

The driver of the car, a 40-year-old man, was treated by paramedics for shock, before being taken to Blacktown Hospital for mandatory testing.

A crime scene was established at the complex and police are continuing to investigate the exact circumstances surrounding the incident.