Kasaragod, Nov 13: In a gut-wrenching tragedy, a one-and-a-half-year-old boy was crushed to death when his uncle accidentally drove his car over him in front of their house at Sonkal near Uppala in Kasaragod district last evening.
The deceased has been identified as Zeeshan, son of Nissar. The tragedy occurred when Zeeshan’s uncle was moving the car forward to park it in front of the house. He could not see the little boy who was playing front of the car.
The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera. In the video, the child can be seen playing outside the house when a car drives over him and the child gets crushed under the tyre.
Even though the child was immediately taken to hospital in Mangaluru, he could not be saved. Jurisdictional Manjeshwar police have registered a case.