ACCIDENT SCENE: Forensic police last night at Trinity Catholic College?s Brunswick Street entrance.
ACCIDENT SCENE: Forensic police last night at Trinity Catholic College?s Brunswick Street entrance.

Boy, 5, killed by driveway gate



A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy died yesterday afternoon after an accident involving a sliding driveway gate at Trinity Catholic College.

The accident occurred at the St Mary's site gateway on the one-way section of Brunswick Street between Orion Street and Dawson Street.

At 4.30pm Lismore police arrived as ambulance personnel were administering CPR, duty officer Glen Gilbert said. Members of the public had also administered CPR, he said.

The child was transported to Lismore Base Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Detectives and WorkCover NSW are investigating the incident and a brief is being prepared for the coroner.

Inspector Gilbert said a number of people were helping police with their inquiries.

A statement from the college said the boy was the son of a member of its staff.

"All members of the col- lege community express their deepest sympathy to the family and offer their prayers and heartfelt sup- port at this difficult time," said the statement from Trinity's principal, Brother Peter.Boy, 5, killed by driveway gate

ACCIDENT SCENE: Forensic police last night at Trinity Catholic College's Brunswick Street entrance.

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD boy died yesterday afternoon after an accident involving a sliding driveway gate at Trinity Catholic College.

The accident occurred at the St Mary's site gateway on the one-way section of Brunswick Street between Orion Street and Dawson Street.

At 4.30pm Lismore police arrived as ambulance personnel were administering CPR, duty officer Glen Gilbert said. Members of the public had also administered CPR, he said.

The child was transported to Lismore Base Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Detectives and WorkCover NSW are investigating the incident and a brief is being prepared for the coroner.

Inspector Gilbert said a number of people were helping police with their inquiries.

A statement from the college said the boy was the son of a member of its staff.

"All members of the col- lege community express their deepest sympathy to the family and offer their prayers and heartfelt sup- port at this difficult time," said the statement from Trinity's principal, Brother Peter.



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