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Three Year Old Child Looses Life In Tipperary Accident

A child, aged 3 years, has sadly died, following a road traffic accident this afternoon, here in South Co. Tipperary.

We understand the accident happened this afternoon in the Castle Heights housing estate area of Carrick-on-Suir at around 4:30pm.

We further understand that the child, a girl, was playing near her home when she was struck by a bus.

The incident scene has been preserved by Gardaí, pending a full forensic examination; while the incident itself is being treated as a tragedy. The child’s body has since been removed to the mortuary in South Tipperary General Hospital, where a postmortem is due to take place.

Meanwhile, Gardaí at Carrick-on-Suir are appealing for witnesses or anyone with mobile phone or dashcam footage to contact them at Tel. No.: (052) 6177640), the Garda Confidential Line on Tel., No.: 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda Station.

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