BRAVE TODDLER LOSES FIGHT FOR LIFE AFTER BEING KNOCKED DOWN IN EAST BELFAST

Child dies after car crash in Comber on Saturday evening

Child dies after car crash in Comber on Saturday evening

A TWO-YEAR-OLD who was knocked down by a car in east Belfast on Saturday has tragically died.

The toddler was struck by an empty, parked car which rolled into a woman pushing a buggy on the Comber Road in Dundonald at around 4pm on Saturday.

Paramedics treated the woman at the scene but it is believed her injuries are not life threatening.

However, the toddler was left critically ill following the crash.

At first, the young boy was taken to the nearby Ulster Hospital for emergency treatement before being transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in west Belfast on Saturday night for specialist care.

A 31-year-old was arrested by police following the crash but has since been released on bail pending further enquiries.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police on 0845 600 8000.

 

 

 

 

 

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