A four-year-old girl in Australia will be recognised for her “quick thinking” for contacting emergency services after her mother got trapped under a quad bike, New South Wales police say.
The woman lost control of the vehicle, which rolled several times before stopping in the family’s property.
Her daughter was watching some 700m (2,300 ft) away. She ran to the scene, fell and suffered some facial wounds.
But she was able to go home and ask for help by dialling the emergency number.
The incident happened when the 35-year-old woman accidentally drove down a steep slope off a private road in Bundook, about 250km north of Sydney, police said in a statement.
The quad bike, fitted with a cage, rolled and only stopped some 100m (328ft) off the road, trapping her leg.
The girl was waiting at the family home and after seeing the incident, ran to help her mother, falling on the way.
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