August 11, 2011 – Bridget Culhane, 10, from Littleton, Massachusetts, has died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained when she was run over in her driveway. Barbara Culhane, Bridget’s mother, was pulling into the driveway when she accidentally ran the vehicle over her daughter. The accident occurred at around 6:00 p.m. on Monday at the family’s home in Littleton.
Bridget was taken by a medical helicopter to Children’s Hospital in Boston, where she was pronounced dead. According to the Littleton Police Department, Bridget was laying down in the driveway playing with a pet bird.
The police investigation revealed that the mother’s view was blocked by parked cars and the shape of the driveway. Police also state that there was no evidence of impairment on the mother’s part. Bridget is mourned by her family after this tragic accident.
Source: The Boston Globe