Heartbreak as boy dies in Thorneside car reversing incident

A boy, 3, understood to be playing with his twin brother at units at Thorneside, has died after being accidentally struck by a reversing vehicle.

TRAGEDY: Tragedy has struck a family at Thorneside.

TRAGEDY: Tragedy has struck a family at Thorneside.

The driver of the car was a learner driver.

Police said he was 16 and was taken to hospital where he was treated for shock.

Police said they received a call about an incident at 3.35pm on Saturday.

Officers and paramedics went to a unit complex on Thorneside Road.

Police said the three-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second boy was taken to hospital with relatively minor injuries.

Investigations continue into the incident at the bayside suburb.