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Girl, 12, seriously injured after her father ran over while sunbathing in the driveway

12-year-old girl is seriously injured after her father, 41, accidentally runs over while sunbathing in the driveway of their childhood home

  • The girl, who has not yet been identified, had relaxed outside her home on Hall Street at 2:50 PM on Sunday afternoon
  • A car, driven by her father, 41, pulled into the driveway, unaware that she was there
  • The vehicle partially ran over the girl, officials said, seriously injuring her
  • It remains unclear whether he had driven up the driveway or driven forward
  • The 12-year-old was treated on site by paramedics before being flown to Children’s Hospital in Boston, 26 miles away
  • The extent of her injuries have not yet been disclosed, but officials said she would survive

A 12-year-old girl was seriously injured in Massachusetts after being hit by her father’s car while sunbathing in the family driveway, authorities said.

The girl, not yet identified, had been relaxing outside her house on Hall Street on Sunday afternoon at 2:50 PM when a car pulled into the driveway, unaware that she was there.

The vehicle partially ran over the girl, officials said, seriously injuring her.

Police chief James Donovan said the car was driven by the girl’s 41-year-old father, who is also uncredited.

It remains unclear whether he had driven up the driveway or driven forward.

The girl, not yet identified, was treated on site by paramedics before being transported to the Boston Children's Hospital, 42 kilometers away

The girl, not yet identified, was treated on site by paramedics before being transported to the Boston Children’s Hospital, 42 kilometers away

The 12-year-old was treated on site by paramedics before being transported by plane to Children’s Hospital in Boston, 42 kilometers away.

The girl remains in a serious condition. The extent of her injuries have not yet been disclosed, but officials said she would survive.

“A preliminary investigation indicates that the victim was sunbathing in her driveway when a 41-year-old male relative entered the driveway and did not realize the child was there,” the department said.

The incident is still under investigation by the Raynham Police Department Traffic Crash Reconstruction Unit.

Raynham police have not yet returned a request for comment from DailyMail.com.

Raynham police said she had relaxed outside her house on Hall Street on Sunday afternoon at 2:50 PM when a car pulled into the driveway, unaware she was there

Raynham police said she had relaxed outside her house on Hall Street on Sunday afternoon at 2:50 PM when a car pulled into the driveway, unaware she was there

Raynham police said she had relaxed outside her house on Hall Street on Sunday afternoon at 2:50 PM when a car pulled into the driveway, unaware she was there

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