Police investigators are probing a tragic accident that took place along the Ogle Public Road last evening that has left a 7-year-old boy dead and his 17-year-old sister fighting for her life.

According to Police sources, the accident occurred just after 6:30pm on Thursday as the siblings were crossing the road.

They were hit down by a speeding car, sending both of their bodies pitching several feet away from the site of impact.

The young boy, Sunil Sukhnandan, died on the spot. His sister was rushed to the hospital where she remains in an unconscious state.

The driver of the car, PKK-4834, has since been arrested and will face questioning.