Tragedy as mother's car kills son in Glasgow

image captionSix-year-old Edan Cakmak was described by his family as a "little angel"

A six-year-old boy has died in Glasgow after being hit by a car which was driven by his mother.

Edan Cakmak is believed to have fallen out of the vehicle while his mother was reversing in Saint Mark Street, Shettleston, at 0900 GMT on Tuesday.

He was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary but died a short time later.

In a statement, Edan's family said: "We are deeply shocked with the tragic loss of our little angel Edan. He was a darling little boy."

The statement added: "He was loved by everyone."

Police said inquiries were ongoing to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident.

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