A FOUR-year-old boy has been rushed to a Newcastle hospital after he was reportedly struck by a reversing vehicle in a driveway.
Emergency services were called to Killarney Vale about 4.20pm on Tuesday after reports the child was struck by a car.
They arrived at Thomas Mitchell Drive and began treating the boy at the scene.
He was subsequently taken to the John Hunter Hospital in a serious condition.
Tuggerah Lakes police are examining the circumstances of the incident and have begun making inquiries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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