Fort Lauderdale Police Department reported that a 1-year-old girl died from a head injury two days after she was struck by a vehicle at Lauderdale Manors.

Report says the accident happened near Northwest 15th Avenue in Lauderdale Manors. She died from a head injury while she was being treated at University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac, police said.

The girl was taken to a Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale and then she was flown to University Hospital and Medical Center in Tamarac following the accident, authorities reported.

A Jeep Cherokee, driven by a neighbor, was in reverse and backing up on a private property about when the girl was struck by the bumper. The incident happened on private property near Lauderdale Manors Elementary Pre-Kindergarten.

Fort Lauderdale Police Department are currently investigating the accident.  If you have any information that could help the police to understand what happened in this accident you are encouraged to reach out to them as soon as possible.


Marc Anidjar, from the Law Firm of Anidjar and Levine, comments on this crash:  “Our hearts go out to the family of the child killed in this accident in Fort Lauderdale.  This tragedy is devastating for everyone involved.  We hope that the family reaches out to an experienced accident attorney to help them through this difficult process.”

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