Delivery driver who fatally ran over girl, 3, won't face criminal charges

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Milliee-Ann Rae Mckellar died after being hit by a delivery van in her village of Calne, Wiltshire (Go Fund Me/ Tara Elizabeth)
Toddler Milliee-Ann Rae Mckellar died after being hit by a delivery van in her village of Calne, Wiltshire (Go Fund Me/ Tara Elizabeth)

A delivery driver who "accidentally" ran over and killed a three-year-old girl while reversing out of a street will not face criminal charges.

Milliee-Ann Rae Mckellar was involved in a collision with a van in Calne, Wiltshire, at around midday on 3 March last year.

The driver reversed his Mercedes Sprinter out of Campion Close and hit Milliee-Ann.

More than a year later, Wiltshire Police has concluded its investigation and has confirmed the driver won't be prosecuted.

Milliee-Ann was a daughter to Tanzin Wells and Mike McKellar and sister to Rico.

Wells' cousin Tara Elizabeth organised a fundraiser for the family after the tragic accident.

She said Milliee-Ann was "a happy, cheeky, kind little girl who will be missed dearly".

Chris Wooldridge of nearby Fluffy Puffin ice cream launched a new flavour in memory of the toddler to raise money for a memorial near her home.

A local ice cream maker launched a special flavour in memory of the toddler (Fluffy Puffin Ice Cream/Instagram)
A local ice cream maker launched a special flavour in memory of the toddler (Fluffy Puffin Ice Cream/Instagram)

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"We have two daughters aged five and three, and cannot imagine what the family must be going through," he said. "We wanted to do something, so we asked the family what Milliee-Ann's favorite ice cream would be.

"They said she liked all the syrups, so we came up with a ripple ice cream with blue berries and crushed mini eggs."

A spokesperson for Wiltshire Police said: "An investigation into the circumstances of a collision in Calne in which a three-year-old girl sadly died has now concluded.

"The collision happened in Campion Close, on March 3, 2021.

"The young girl was in collision with a Mercedes Sprinter van and tragically died at the scene.

"A thorough investigation led by specialist officers has been conducted and a file was sent to the Crown Prosecution Service who concluded that no further action will be taken against the driver of the van involved.

"The parents of the young girl have been informed and our thoughts remain with them at this time."

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