Kenninghall: Toddler Dies on Farm

23 November 2012, 15:49

A toddler has died after a collision with a pick-up truck on a farm at Kenninghall near Diss in Norfolk.

Officers were called to the Kenninghall area at around 4pm yesterday following reports a young male had been involved in a collision with a vehicle.

The incident which took place at a farm off Fersfield Road involved a silver Nissan pick-up truck. Paramedics attended and the toddler was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.

The Health and Safety Executive has been informed and enquiries are ongoing by CID and roads policing officers to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Police have been speaking to the male driver of the truck, aged in his 60s, but no arrests have been made.

Norfolk Constabulary can confirm the toddler was nearly two-years-old but no further information will be released at this stage.

Detective Inspector Andy Coller, said: "Our investigations are continuing with officers working closely with the Health and Safety Executive, however, at this time all indications are that this appears to have been a tragic accident.

"We have a specialist officer lending support to the family at this very difficult time and this will continue."