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Toddler dies after being hit by a car pulling out of a driveway while riding his scooter 

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Toddler killed by a car pulling out of a driveway while riding his scooter

  • Little boy of 19 months was hit in western Melbourne as he rode on footpath
  • Rushed to hospital but did not survive his critical injuries from the accident
  • The 60-year-old driver stopped to help the boy and cooperated with police
  • The boy’s heartbroken grandfather was comforted by neighbours at the scene 

A toddler has died in hospital after he was struck while riding his scooter by a car reversing out of a driveway.

The 19-month-old little boy was rolling down the footpath on McAlpine Court in Altona, in western Melbourne, about 9.15am on Tuesday.

He was rushed to hospital but did not survive.

A toddler has died in hospital he was struck while riding his scooter by a car reversing out of a driveway. The 19-month-old little boy was rolling down the footpath on McAlpine Court in Altona, in western Melbourne , about 9.15am on Tuesday (stock image)

The 60-year-old driver of the car stopped to help the boy and cooperated with police at the scene.

The boy’s heartbroken grandfather later visited the scene and was comforted by neighbours.

He told the Herald Sun the boy was ‘a gem by name and nature’.

Police are investigating and will prepare a report for the coroner. They have appealed for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage of the accident to come forward.

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