Boy (7) dies after being struck by a truck in Ballymun

Male driver injured after collision on St Joseph’s Way

A seven-year-old boy has died after being struck by a truck in Ballymun in north Dublin.

The incident took place at on St Joseph’s Way shortly after 4.30pm.

The child was taken to Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in a serious condition. He was pronounced dead on Sunday evening.

His name has not been released.


The driver of the truck, a man in his 30s, was removed to the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital.

A Garda spokesman said the man’s injuries are not life threatening.

Garda collision investigators are at the scene and the Health and Safety Authority has been notified.

St Joseph’s Way remains closed, and there are local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who can assist in their investigation to contact them at Ballymun Garda station 01 - 6664400, the garda confidential line 18000 666 111 or any Garda station.