The drama occurred on Monday evening in Prunay-Cassereau, Loir-et-Cher.
Around 20: 00, a child, aged 3 years, was crossing the street of the Four Winds, when he was knocked down by a car.
Firefighters arrived on the scene, tried in vain to save the boy but could only confirm his death.
According to the first element of the investigation, the child was in the family for the new year’s eve. In the vehicle, there were 2 occupants : a man and a child.
The members of the community brigades of Montoire have been in charge of the investigation.