Sunday 18 August 2019

Young children injured after car 'collides with buggy' following four-car collision

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David Raleigh

Two children have been injured after a car reportedly collided with their buggy in Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick this morning.

A three-year-old boy, and and an 11-month old girl sustained injuries when a vehicle involved in a four-car collision moments earlier is believed to have struck the children’s buggy.

It’s understood the children were with their father at the time on a morning stroll.

The boy and girl were taken by ambulance from the scene to University Hospital Tralee, Co Kerry.

Gardai said the boy and girl had minor injuries.

“Gardaí at Newcastlewest are investigating a four car collision which occurred on the Killarney Rd, Abbeyfeale, Co Limerick at approximately 8am this morning. Two children (male 3yrs & female 11 months old) who were in a child buggy were apparently hit by one of the cars involved,” a garda spokesman said.

“Both children were taken to University Hospital Tralee with minor injuries. No other persons were involved.

“Garda investigations are continuing,” the spokesman added.

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