A two-year-old girl who tragically died after being run over by a vehicle in her family’s driveway in Queensland has been named.
Hope Bunston was killed Friday after she was hit by a utility driven by a 51-year-old man at the Lockyer Valley property.
Emergency services were called to the scene on Mount Berryman Road, but the little girl could not be saved.
Queensland Police confirmed that the Forensic Crash Unit investigated the incident, but no one is believed to be charged.
Hope was reportedly struck shortly after 4pm at the Blenheim property, where she was living with her mother Nicole Bunston and father Ben Parfitt, according to The Courier Mail.
Hope’s mother posted a series of heartfelt tributes to her daughter on social media following the toddler’s death, stating that her ‘baby is in heaven tonight’.
‘Why you had to join the angels I don’t know, but play all night baby you have no bed time anymore,’ the distraught mother wrote.
‘Pull all the flowers off those beautiful plants up there, I still can’t believe your gone.
‘I hope God is letting you ride the big horses not keeping you on Shetlands. I am sure you are getting away with everything’
Family member Tamara Parfitt created a GoFundMe page in the wake of Hope’s death, with the money set to go towards the little girl’s funeral.
In her description, she referred to Hope a ‘little cowgirl’ and ‘sweet little princess who was taken from this world way too young’. Continue reading…