26/05/2021

Toddler Dies In Tragic Accident In Aghalee

An investigation has launched after a three-year-old boy died following an accident involving a car near his home in Co Armagh.

The collision occurred on the Boghead Bridge Road, Aghalee, just outside Lurgan on Tuesday, 25 May.
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The toddler was treated at the scene before being taken to Craigavon Area Hospital.

Sadly, he passed away from his injuries.

No further details have been released.


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