‘Ottawa’ Seven-Year-Old Boy Dies in Cantley After Being Struck by Vehicle Outside of Home
A seven-year-old boy died Sunday after an accident involving a vehicle outside of a home on Rena Street in Cantley, regional police said.
The MRC des Collines-de-l’Outaouais police were called to a private residence at about 11:30 a.m. and found that an accident had happened while a family was outside. In a news release, they said a vehicle had moved suddenly, hitting the boy.
A neighbour said about 15 first-responder vehicles arrived at the scene, adding that a pickup truck was visible just off the driveway.
The child was transported to a Gatineau hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A police investigation is underway into the cause of the accident.
Cantley is located about 30 km northwest of Ottawa.