Toddler fatally run over by father in Bristol

Bristol police cruiser. (File)

BRISTOL, Conn. (WTNH) — A toddler has died after being run over in Bristol on Sunday morning.

Bristol Police say they responded to Sycamore Street for a medical emergency around 11:50 a.m. Once officers got there, they found out that a 21-month-old had been run over while the 45-year-old father was moving a vehicle in the driveway.

The child suffered fatal injuries as a result of getting run over and died on scene.

Police have not said if the child who was hit was a boy or a girl. They have also not released the identity of the father.

The department’s Serious Traffic Accident Investigation Unit is investigating the incident.

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