Toddler run over after 5-year-old boy accidentally knocks car out of gear

A THREE-YEAR-OLD girl is lucky to be alive after being run over by a car on the NSW Mid North Coast.

It happened outside a home on Bunya Pine Circuit at West Kempsey around 10.30am on Thursday.

Police said a five-year-old boy was playing in the car parked outside the home and accidentally knocked the vehicle out of gear, causing it to roll back onto the toddler.


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The three-year-old girl sustained a possible fractured leg and pelvis in the accident.

She was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

It’s understood she was transported in a stable condition.

Inquiries into the incident continue.

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