Girl 3 years old from Texas died under the wheels of an SUV of the mother who left the car on «neutral»

Reportedly, the girl’s mother had not parked the car, and left his SUV to «neutral».

Girl 3 years old has died during a tragic incident after she moved the family SUV in the driveway at her home. The incident occurred shortly before 11 a.m. Saturday in Cypress, Harris County, Texas, USA when the authorities accepted a call to the scene of the accident about the baby who was hit by a car, according to local news station KTRK, a division of ABC.

At first police reported that the woman was backing up in driveway and thus brought down the girl. But after the investigation into the accident revealed that the mother of the 3-year-old girl just got home, was unloading shopping from your car and accidentally left the car in «neutral» and not fully parked. When the mother got out of the car, it started rolling backwards in the driveway and hit the little girl, who at the time was behind the car.

The girl was immediately taken to the hospital Memorial Hermann Hospital by helicopter for medical evacuation of CYPRES, where doctors pronounced her death from injuries that she received during the incident.

While the names of the child and her mother were not disclosed. The investigation dealt with the employees of the Sheriff’s office Harris County of Department accidents.

Heartbreaking update: the child was pronounced deceased at the hospital. It appears a parent arrived home, began unloading the car, inadvertently left the vehicle in neutral. Vehicle rolled back striking 3-yr-old daughter. Our prayers go out to this family. #HouNews

— Ed Gonzalez (@SheriffEd_HCSO) January 25, 2020

Initially a police spokesman ed Gonzalez tweeted:

The team responded to the accident involving pedestrian and car 18300, East Laura Shore. According to preliminary information, the resident of the house gave the car back and knocked down a little girl (about 3 years). The child was taken to the hospital a helicopter and her condition is still unknown.

He later updated the post:

Tragic update: at the hospital doctors stated the death of a child. It turned out, the mother came home, started to unload the shopping, and accidentally left the car in «neutral». The car rolled backwards and hit a 3-year-old daughter. We offer our condolences to the family.