1-year-old baby killed in Oak Park accident

Posted at 1:22 PM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 19:15:56-05

Police in Oak Park are investigating a tragic accident that took the life of a 1-year-old.

Police say the baby's mother accidentally backed her vehicle over the baby.

The accident happened on Marlow Street, near the intersection of Oak Park Boulevard and Greenfield Road.

City Manager Erik Tungate tells 7 Action News that the woman was with her four children when the accident occurred. 

The baby was rushed to the hospital, but emergency crews were unable to save the child.

Police from neighboring communities helped block traffic along the route to the hospital as Oak Park officers rushed the girl in their vehicles.