Toddler fatally wounded in driveway accident

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind. – A 19-month-old boy has been fatally wounded in Goshen on Friday night. Goshen EMS and Medflight were on the scene quickly, but the child’s injuries were too severe.

According to police, a 15-year-old juvenile male was backing up a 2004 Chevrolet Express van when the accident occurred.

The toddler was sitting near the front tire and as the driver turned to wheel to straighten the vehicle out, the tire ran over the 19-month-old, causing the fatal wounds.

No citations were issued at the scene.

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Office crash investigation team is investigating.

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