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Child hit by car taken to hospital with serious injuries

AT 11 am today a young child was hit by a car in  Kin Kora driveway.

The child was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

One of our Facebook likers has since commented on our page to say it was her nephew.

She wrote: "Everything's okay for now. We can only wait for the scans to come back to find out more."

A young child has been hit by a car in a Kin Kora driveway.

Posted by The Observer on Saturday, January 16, 2016

 

There is no further information from the hospital.

The Queensland Ambulance Service these holidays called on parents to be vigilant, with paramedics called to more than 47,500 serious incidents involving children aged 10 and under throughout 2015.

Just yesterday it was announced the tragic death of a toddler run over by a Queensland government car had forced the department to bring in new child safety training programs.

The department's review, completed last year, resulted in the development of several training programs and resources to promote child safety.



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