One-year-old boy IS fighting for life after being hit by a neighbour’s ute outside his home
- The incident happened on a suburban street in in Perth’s southeast on Saturday
- he toddler’s family rushed him to Armidale Hospital in a critical condition
- He is now in a serious but stable condition in Perth Children’s hospital
A 14-month-old boy is fighting for life after being hit by a neighbour’s ute outside his house.
The the child was hit on a suburban street in Maddington, in Perth‘s southeast, about 10.30am on Saturday.
The toddler was rushed by family to Armidale Hospital before being transferred to Perth Children’s hospital in a critical condition.
The incident happened on a suburban street in Maddington, in Perth’s southeast, at about 10.30am on Saturday
The boy is believed to have been hit by this ute outside his home in Perth
Later that night his condition was downgraded to serious but stable.
‘It’s extremely tragic and we’re all deeply distressed. We’re deeply distressed. We feel deeply for the family,’ a neighbour told 7NEWS.
‘We feel deeply for the family and we’d like them to know that the whole street’s behind them,’ another nearby resident told Nine News.
The West Australian Police cordoned off the street to gather evidence and speak to witnesses.
It’s understood a woman is helping the police with their inquiries. No charges have been laid yet.
The West Australian Police cordoned off the street to gather evidence and speak to witnesses