Baby Dies After Being "Hit By Vehicle"

14 September 2016, 05:32 | Updated: 14 September 2016, 05:33

Officers attended Long Hale following a report at 3.20pm yesterday (13/9) that a child had been involved in a collision with a vehicle. A one-year-old boy died at the scene.

A 71-year-old man from Cheddington was arrested on suspicion of causing death by careless driving and child neglect in connection with the incident and is currently in custody. 

Also arrested in connection with this incident were a 26-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man. Both were arrested on suspicion of child neglect, both are currently in custody.

Supt Olly Wright, LPA Commander for Aylesbury Vale, said: “People in the community may notice officers in the area who are investigating the circumstances of this collision.

“I recognise incidents of this can be upsetting for residents, and I thank people for their patience whilst police officers carry out their enquiries in the village. If anyone wishes to raise any concerns or thinks they may have information which can assist in the investigation, they can approach and speak to a police officer in the area ,or call our non-emergency number 101.”

Anyone with any information about the incident should call the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101.

If you don’t want to speak directly to the police, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


From Thames Valley Police