Mother tells of finding son Harry Patterson crushed by car


A mother has told an inquest how she found her five-year-old son crushed by the family car after it slipped down their steep driveway.

Harry Patterson suffered head injuries while playing near the car at Alltwen, near Pontardawe, Swansea Valley.

His mother Michelle told the inquest in Cardiff she had shaken the car after parking to ensure it was secure.

Cardiff coroner Mary Hassell called the tragedy appalling and recorded a verdict of accidental death.

Mum tells of son's driveway death

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