Toddler, 2, dies in horror crash in Dumfries as cops launch probe

A TODDLER has died following a horror crash in Dumfries.

The two-year-old was struck by a Honda Civic at 6.50pm on Friday on Charnwood Place, in the town in south-west Scotland.

Cops say that the tot was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, but was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

The 54-year-old man driving the car was uninjured.

Traffic police are now appealing for witnesses and information as they continue their probe into the tragedy.

Sergeant Bob McNay, from Police Scotland's Road Policing Unit, said: "Our thoughts are with the child's family at this time, following their tragic loss.

"The investigation into the incident is ongoing and we are asking for anyone who was in the area and witnessed the events to please come forward.

"We are also keen to speak to anyone who may have CCTV overlooking the Charnwood Place area to get in contact, as they may be able to assist our enquiries.

"If you have any information, please contact police on 101, quoting incident 3597 of 2 April 2021."

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