Young boy (2) dies following traffic collision in Tipperary

Rosanna Road in Tipperary town closed for forensic collision examination

2-year-old boy dies following traffic collision in Tipperary town. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

2-year-old boy dies following traffic collision in Tipperary town. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fri, Aug 1, 2014, 10:09

A 2-year-old boy has died following a traffic collision in Tipperary last night.

The incident occurred shortly before 8pm when a van hit the young boy on Rosanna Road in Tipperary town.

The boy was taken by ambulance to South Tipperary General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department at Clonmel. He was pronounced dead soon after.

The driver and passenger in the van, who were both men, were uninjured in the incident.

Rosanna Road has been closed for a forensic collision examination.

Gardaí are calling on witnesses to contact Tipperary Town Garda station on 062 80670 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111