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Friday 20 September 2019

Two-month-old baby boy killed in road crash

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Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A two-month-old baby boy has died and a young woman was seriously injured in a road crash in Co Limerick.

The incident between two cars happened at around 2pm yesterday at Knocknacarrga, Cappamore.

The female driver, who was in her early 20s, was rushed to Cork University Hospital. The baby boy was airlifted to Cork University Hospital in a serious condition, but sadly he passed away.

The young woman remained in a serious condition yesterday evening.

Another female driver, aged in her late 20s, was taken to University Hospital Limerick as a precaution.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward, particularly any motorists who may have dashcam footage to contact Bruff garda station, Co Limerick, on 061 382947 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Separately a man in his 70s was killed in a road crash at on the N63 at Rooaunmore, Claregalway, Co Galway at approximately 5pm yesterday.

Gardaí attended the scene of the fatal collision involving a jeep and a car and the man was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Galway where he was later pronounced dead.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who travelling on the N63 at Rooaunmore around 5pm to come forward.

Irish Independent

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