Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a four-year-old toddler who was crushed to death by a garage door in Montclair yesterday.

Netcare 911 media liaison officer, Shawn Herbst, said, “At 10H26 on Sunday morning, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a child who was injured at a residence in Montclair, Durban. Reports from the scene indicate that a 4-year-old male had been crushed by a garage door. The child was assessed by an Advanced Life Support paramedic and found to have no signs of life. Tragically, he was declared deceased at the scene. The circumstances leading up to the incident will be investigated by the SAPS who were on scene.”