Woman charged after young boy run over by car

A woman has been charged after a young boy was run over by a car in the New South Wales Hunter Valley.

The two-year-old was critically injured when he was hit by a Holden Commodore in the driveway of a home on Segenhoe St in Maitland around 6.30pm last night.

The boy was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to John Hunter Hospital.


A 22-year-old woman was arrested at a nearby home and taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

She has since been charged with numerous offences including dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm, drive manner danger, negligent driving and not reverse vehicle safely.

She’s been granted conditional bail to appear in Maitland Local Court on March 28.