7 Year Old Boy Dies After Being Struck By Truck In Dublin

David Layde
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A seven-year-old boy has died after being struck by a truck in Dublin. The collision happened at St. Joseph’s Way, Ballymun, at approximately 4.30pm this afternoon.

The child was rushed to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in a serious condition, where he passed away this evening.

The driver of the truck, a 30-year-old man, was taken to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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It’s reported, that the Garda Collision Investigators were at the scene earlier and the road was closed, with local diversions in place.

They are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Ballymun Garda Station. The Health and Safety Authority has been notified.