An 18-month-old boy has died after being run over in his family’s driveway in Ipswich yesterday.
Emergency services were called to the Aramac Street home in the suburb of Brassall shortly after 4pm.
The toddler was declared dead at the scene.
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The forensic crash unit and child protection services have launched an investigation which police Senior Sergeant Steve Riznyk says is standard.
“It appears to be a tragic accident,” he said.
Resident Eboney Tobin heard the helicopters and knew something was wrong.
Ms Tobin is a mum herself and said while the details were still emerging, she felt sick at the thought of what happened.
“As a mum I feel sick and devastated for them… You can’t change it. You can’t bring (the child) back. They must be devastated,” she said.
Ms Tobin said the area was home to lots of children and the incident was a reminder to be vigilant.