Toddler dies in tragic road accident
Gardaí in Portlaoise are investigating the death of three year old girl who died today in a fatal road traffic collision in St Brigids Place, Portlaoise.
The girl was struck by a van at 12.20pm today and was removed to Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise where she was pronounced dead.
The scene has been preserved.
A forensic collision investigation will be carried out at the scene.