1-year-old girl dies after being hit by vehicle in Brampton driveway

An aerial view of the scene where a child has died after being hit by a vehicle in the driveway of a Brampton home. Kimberley Fowler / Global News

Peel Regional Police say a girl has died after being struck by a vehicle in the driveway of a home in Brampton early Monday.

Emergency crews were called to Royal Salisbury Way, near Williams Parkway and Rutherford Road North, at around 12:20 a.m.

Police said a one-year-old girl was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition after being hit.

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The girl died a short time later in hospital just after 1 a.m., police said.

Investigators said it is believed that a family member was driving the car involved in the incident. It is not known yet if the car was reversing out of the driveway or pulling in, investigators added.

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Police are calling the incident a “really tragic accident.”

No charges have been laid, police said.

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