Gardaí in Tullamore are investigating a two-vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Scrubb, Killeigh, Tullamore at approximately 5pm this afternoon Monday 27th May, 2019.
A car and an articulated truck were in collision at the above location. The male driver of the car in his 30s and a five-year-old boy, who was a passenger, were fatally injured, and a young girl was airlifted to Crumlin Children’s Hospital with life threatening injuries.
A fourth passenger in the car (male age unknown) has been taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore. The male driver of the truck was also taken to the Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore with minor injuries.
The road is currently closed to facilitate a Garda forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this collision to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057-9327600, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.