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AustraliaToddler rushed to hospital after possible hit-and-run in Ipswich

11:15  03 july  2019
11:15  03 july  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Police hunt for driver after toddler 'hit and run'

Police hunt for driver after toddler 'hit and run' The driver may not even know he was involved.

Police are investigating a possible hit - and - run after a 14-month-old boy was struck by a truck near Ipswich in Queensland's south-east early this afternoon. Emergency services were called to reports a toddler had been hit on Wednesday afternoon. The 1yo boy sustained non-serious head injuries.

The toddler suffered serious head and facial injuries and was originally reported to be in a critical condition when rushed to hospital . "Police are searching for the vehicle and speaking with witnesses to ascertain details about the vehicle that was involved," the spokesman said.

Toddler rushed to hospital after possible hit-and-run in Ipswich© ABC News Officers from the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating.

Police are investigating a possible hit-and-run after a 14-month-old boy was struck by a truck near Ipswich in Queensland's south-east.

Toddler rushed to hospital after possible hit-and-run in Ipswich
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Emergency services were called to Fernvale Road at Brassall just before 3:00pm to reports a toddler had been hit by a vehicle.

A Queensland Police spokesperson told the ABC they believe it was a small water tank truck that hit the child, causing non-serious head injuries.

The driver of the truck may not have realised they had injured the child, police said.

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"It could be a case of the truck driver may not have known, so we are appealing to drivers in that area to come forward," the spokesperson said.

"We are appealing for anyone with dashcam footage to come forward."

One driver who witnessed the accident told the ABC the truck hit the boy and continued driving without stopping.

"It was horrifying," he said.

"I mean, I've got kids as well."

Several other visibly shaken witnesses from nearby homes said they ran outside and treated the boy by wrapping him in towels until paramedics arrived.

They said there was no one with him at the time.

Police have identified the boy and contacted his family.

The toddler is in Queensland Children's Hospital in a stable condition.

"When we got on the scene, he was crying, alert and interactive," critical care paramedic Daniel Barron said.

"He remained fairly stable throughout transport.

"He was fairly interactive and responded well to pain relief."

Police have cordoned off the road and the Forensic Crash Unit is investigating.

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