Baby run over by 4WD in Merimbula

A baby has been hospitalised after being run over in the driveway of a Merimbula home on Saturday.

Emergency services were called to Oceanview Avenue around 5pm after a nine-month-old baby was hit by a Mitsubishi Pajero reversing from a driveway.

The baby was taken to Bega District Hospital in a serious condition with head and facial injuries, before being transferred to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown.

The 67-year-old male driver was breath-tested and provided a negative sample.

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Officers from Far South Coast Local Area Command are investigating the crash and are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:https://www1.police.nsw.gov.au/

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