Toddler killed by reversing 4WD driven by step-mother

A TODDLER has died after being hit by a reversing four-wheel-drive on a central Queensland property.

The three-year-old boy was sitting in a Toyota Land Cruiser while his step-mother was filling up at a mobile fuel tank parked on a property at Morven, near Charleville, about 8am on Monday.

Brisbane Times reports it is understood the toddler managed to climb out of the car, unbeknown to his step-mother.

When the woman stepped back in the car after refuelling she reversed the 4WD, hitting the little boy.

It is understood the toddler died at the scene.

>> Read more at the Brisbane Times 


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