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  • Northside West

Boy (7) dies after being struck by a truck in Ballymun

Sunday, 1st September, 2019 8:29pm
Boy (7) dies after being struck by a truck in Ballymun
Boy (7) dies after being struck by a truck in Ballymun

A seven-year-old boy passed away this evening after being struck by a truck in Ballymun this afternoon.

Gardaí are investigating the fatal road traffic collision which occurred at St Joseph's Way, Ballymun, shortly after 4.30pm.

The child was removed to Temple Street Children's University Hospital in a serious condition and passed away this evening. The driver of the truck, a man in his 30s, was also removed to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital with non life threatening injuries. 

The Garda Collision Investigators are currently at scene and the road remains closed with local diversions in place. The HSA have been notified.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who can assist in the investigation to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01-6664400, the Garda Confidential Line on 18000 666 111 or any Garda station.

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