Boy, 3, killed in freak lawnmower tragedy after dad ‘reversed’ over son

A toddler has been killed in a freak lawnmower accident after his dad ‘reversed’ over him.

The horrifying accident occurred shortly before 12.30 pm on Saturday (March 11).

A three-year-old boy was rushed to Pambula District Hospital, in New South Wales, Australia with serious injuries.

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Despite efforts to save him, the little boy tragically succumbed to his injuries and died shortly after.

Speaking to the Daily Mail, a police spokesperson confirmed that the force is investigating the incident.

Both the hospital and the family home are reportedly being treated as crime scenes.

They said: “He [the father] reversed over the poor child. He didn’t see him.

“I don’t think anything you could do to the father would change the way he feels unfortunately”.

Investigations are ongoing and a report is being prepared for the coroner.

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Yesterday (Tuesday, March 14) two people were killed and nine others injured after a pick-up truck struck several people.

The vehicle mounted the sidewalk, according to local witnesses, with two of the nine injured said to be in a serious condition.

A 38-year-old man has been arrested as cops investigate whether the driver deliberately drove into people.

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