Boy dies in vehicle park collision at Ibis Hotel in Salford
Aug 12 2017
The boy died at the scene, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said.
Although a number of attempts were made the save the boy's life by both members of the public and paramedics it is understood he tragically died at the scene as a result of his extensive injuries.
Several media have reported that up to 15 police cars and three ambulances were on scene at a hotel on the Salford Quays at about 9.30pm.
Greater Manchester Police said the toddler was involved in a collision with a Toyota Rav4 at around 9pm.
Police confirmed it was not a firearms incident.
A 17-month-old little boy has tragically died after being hit by a vehicle in a hotel auto park.
One witness to the incident said: "All I know is someone, reportedly a young child, was hit at least twice by a vehicle in the auto park".
"A woman was shouting hysterically and a child/children were screaming and crying".
Chilling mobile phone footage posted online also captures a woman breaking down in tears.
Manchester police have been on heightened alert since a terrorist attack at Manchester Arena packed with thousands of concert-goers on May 22. Some 250 people were injured.
In addition to this, she said police detained "hundreds and hundreds and hundreds" of radicalized youth who were promoting terrorist ideas or mulling an attack, adding that the problem of "homegrown" terrorists is a growing issue of concern to police.