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Two-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Dumfries as 54-year-old man driving car is uninjured

Two-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in Dumfries as 54-year-old man driving car is uninjured

  • Toddler struck by a Honda Civic in Charnwood Place at around 6.50pm on Friday
  • He was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary but pronounced dead 
  • The driver of the car, a 54-year-old man, was said to be uninjured

A two-year-old boy has died after being hit by a car in Dumfries.

The toddler was struck by a Honda Civic in Charnwood Place at around 6.50pm on Friday.

The youngster was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

The driver of the car, a 54-year-old man, was said to be uninjured.

The two-year-old boy was struck by a Honda Civic in Charnwood Place (pictured) at around 6.50pm on Friday

Sergeant Bob McNay, from Police Scotland’s road policing unit, said: ‘Our thoughts are with the child’s family at this time, following their tragic loss.

‘The investigation into the incident is ongoing and we are asking for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the events to please come forward.

‘We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have CCTV overlooking the Charnwood Place area to get in contact, as they may be able to assist our inquiries.

‘If you have any information, please contact police on 101, quoting incident 3597 of April 2, 2021.’ 

MailOnline has contacted Police Scotland for further comment. 

The youngster was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (pictured) where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards

The youngster was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary (pictured) where he was pronounced dead shortly afterwards

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