Baby Boy Killed In Westmeath Collision

A 22-month-old boy has died at Temple Street Children's Hospital today after a traffic collision in Moate, County Westmeath on Saturday.

The child was struck by a car in the Coillin Buí estate in the town at about 1.45pm and taken to Mullingar General Hospital. He was later transferred to Temple Street.

Gardaí said the collision is under investigation.

Gardai are also investigating a fatal road traffic collision at Drumard, Dromad, Co.Leitrim, which occurred last night at about 10.00pm.

A 25-year-old woman was killed when the car she was driving crashed. The woman was on her own in the car at the time and there was no other vehicle involved in the collision. The woman's body was removed from the scene to Sligo General Hospital where an post mortem examination is expected to be carried out today.

The road at the scene remains closed pending an examination of the area by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.


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