10-month-old baby dies after being run over in Detroit driveway

A 10-month-old baby is dead and police say the little girl's mother accidentally ran over her.

It happened on the city's west side in a driveway on Westmoreland near Evergreen and Seven Mile in northwest Detroit. A 10-month-old baby girl is dead.

The baby girl was just learning to walk and her mother and father were visiting friends at the time of the accident, which happened sometime after 7 p.m.

"The mother was moving the vehicle so that she could wash the car," said Capt. Mark Thornton. "And that's why she went to move the car forward to get closer to the water hose connection and to be away from the kids in the backyard. The child just happened to wander in front of the vehicle."

Sadly that 10-month-old baby girl was killed as her mother never saw her, according to police and accidentally drove over her. 

Police say alcohol or drugs are not a factor it was simply just a horrible accident.  The 10-month-old girl was rushed to Sinai Grace but could not be revived.


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