Toddler Dies in Driveway Accident

A three-year-old boy has died after being run over by his father in the driveway of a home in Brisbane’s north-west.

Police said the boy’s father was reversing down the driveway on Birdwood Drive in Samford Valley when the toddler ran out behind the four-wheel drive.

He then became trapped under the wheel of the vehicle.

Paramedics treated the toddler on the scene, but were unable to save his life.

He was pronounced dead at 3:30pm.

Police say the family is distraught.

The forensic crash unit is investigating.

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