Monday 19 March 2018

Boy (1) dies after driveway incident at his home

University Hospital Galway
University Hospital Galway
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

A one-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a vehicle at his home in Galway.

The toddler was airlifted from his home in the Clynagh area of Carraroe, Co. Galway shortly before 4pm on Wednesday evening.

He was brought to University Hospital Galway where he was pronounced dead.

He was just three months short of his second birthday.

A post-mortem examination will be conducted at UHG tomorrow and Garda are investigating the incident.

Forensic collision investigators have attended the scene to carry out an examination.

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