Toddler dies after being struck by car in Co Cork

The 18-month-old child was struck by a car on the driveway of a house in Skibbereen.

Dominic McGrath
Tuesday 25 January 2022 23:06
The Garda logo on a Garda vehicle (Brian Lawless/PA)
The Garda logo on a Garda vehicle (Brian Lawless/PA)

A toddler has died after being struck by a car in Co Cork.

The 18-month-old child was struck by a car on the driveway of a house near Skibbereen.

Gardai believed the incident occurred just after 5pm.

It is understood that gardai are treating the incident as a tragic accident.

The child sustained serious injuries and was brought by ambulance to Cork University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The local coroner has been informed.

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