February 9, 2023

Young girl (7) killed in tragic accident after car rolled over her in driveway

A YOUNG girl was tragically killed after a car rolled over her in a driveway this afternoon.

The Garda Press Office has confirmed gardai in Drogheda, Co Louth, are “investigating an incident which occurred in the driveway of a house in Boyle O’Reilly Terrace at approximately 2.30pm today 7th July 2019”.

It is understood a number of children were playing close to the car when it began to move.

The girl was seriously injured at the scene. She was rushed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital where it is understood she was later pronounced dead.

A Garda spokesperson added: “Initial investigations indicate that a seven-year-old female was fatally injured in what appears to be a tragic accident involving a car.

“The local coroner has been notified. Investigations are ongoing.”


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