The Sûreté du Québec is investigating on the death of a child in Lanaudière.
Toddler has died after being hit by a 34-year-old motorist's car who was backing into the driveway of a private land. This tragic accident occurred on Saturday on rue Béram, in L'Épiphanie, in Lanaudière.
Around 11 a.m., the emergency services went to L' x27;Epiphany following a collision involving a child whose exact age is unknown.
According to initial information, a 34-year-old female driver years would have reversed in order to leave the land of a private residence. During this maneuver, a toddler would have been caught while trying to recover an object on the ground, indicated the spokesperson for the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), Nicolas Scholtus.
Resuscitation maneuvers were carried out on the spot, then the child was transported to the Pierre-Le Gardeur hospital, where he was unfortunately declared dead.
The Major Crimes Investigation Division as well as SQ reconstruction experts attended the scene of the accident to understand the circumstances of the collision.
During the call to 911, psychosocial workers collaborated with those involved in this tragedy.