18/07/2018

Two-Year-Old Child Killed In Fatal Traffic Collision

A two-year-old boy has been killed in a serious road traffic collision in County Wicklow.

At approximately 4.30pm on Monday 17 July, the child was struck by a car at Silverbridge in Bray, Co Wicklow.

The boy was taken to Crumlin Children's Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the car was uninjured.

The scene of the collision remains closed pending a Garda Forensic examination.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact garda.

(MH)

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