Boy dies after being hit by car on Russell Island
A YOUNG boy has died after being hit by a car on Russell Island.
The nine-year-old was hit by a car on Canaipa Rd on Tuesday about 4.50pm.
He died at the scene.
The 41-year-old driver was not hurt.
The Forensic Crash Unit is investigating the circumstance surrounding the child's death.
Earlier this week, a two-year-old boy was hit by a car at Augustine Heights, south-east of Ipswich, after he ran out onto the road.
He was taken to the Mater Hospital in Brisbane with life-threatening injuries.
Police investigations are continuing.