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Fatal road traffic collision in Clondalkin, Dublin on the 26/2/16

Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on St Cuthberts Rd, Clondalkin this afternoon at approximately 1.40pm.

A 12 year old boy was fatally injured when the pony and trap he was travelling on was involved in a collision with a truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin. The two other boys that were also travelling on the pony and trap were uninjured and did not require hospital treatment.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are currently examining the scene of the collision.

Witnesses are asked to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01-6667600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.