19/01/2015

Garda Appeal For Witnesses To Fatal Road Crash

Gardaí in Co Westmeath are appealing to witnesses of a fatal road accident on the Athlone bypass on Sunday afternoon.

A five-month-old baby boy died after the car he was travelling in veered off the road onto the hard shoulder and collided with the crash barrier. A three-year-old girl was also injured in the collision.

The male driver and female passenger, aged in their 20s and understood to the children's parents, were uninjured in the accident.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Athlone Garda Station 090 6498550 or the Garda Telephone line 1800 666 111.

(MH/IT)

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