A THREE-year-old girl has died after being hit by a car reversing from a driveway at Chatham.
The tragic accident occurred at 2.30 this afternoon.
The child was taken to hospital but died as a result of her injuries.
Police are at the scene and are awaiting the arrival of crash investigators who will prepare a report for the coroner.
Police said as is the case for all fatalities, the driver of the car was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine samples.
The driver is a male in his 20s, a relative of the victim, police said.