Toddler dies after 'tragic incident' in Auckland, bringing Easter road toll to worst in decade

Source: 1News

A toddler has died after a crash in Auckland, bringing the Easter road toll to eight — the worst in a decade.

The 14-month-old boy died after a "tragic incident", involving a crash at his Mt Wellington home on Good Friday, a police spokesperson told 1 NEWS today.

He died in Starship Hospital two days later.

Police say they're continuing to investigate and are supporting the boy's family "at this extremely difficult time".

His death brings the Easter road toll to eight, the worst in a decade.