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18-Month-Old Chatham Girl Seriously Injured After Dad Accidentally Runs Her Over

Chatham Borough Chatham Township

An 18-month-old girl was rushed to an area hospital in serious condition after her father accidentally ran over early Monday morning.

According to authorities, police responded to the Chatham home sometime around 7 a.m., where they found the child lying in the driveway with her father by her side.

Officials say the father appears to have been warming up his vehicle when he went to move the vehicle forward, he realized he had struck his daughter with his vehicle.

The Chatham Emergency Squad arrived at the scene and transported the child to Morristown Medical Center, where she remained in serious condition.

The incident remains under investigation.

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