Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 31 August 2014

Girl, 9, killed in road accident

A nine-year-old girl has been killed in a road accident in Co Wicklow

A nine-year-old girl has been killed in a road accident.

The girl was knocked down on the N81 on the Baltinglass side of the village of Blessington in Co Wicklow.

She died in Naas General Hospital after being hit by a car at about 5.40pm on Monday.

Gardai in Blessington have appealed for witnesses.

Two other people were killed in separate road accidents in Cork.

One woman pedestrian, aged 37, was hit by a car on Carrshill in Douglas at around 2.30am.

Elsewhere, a 22-year-old woman died and a mother and three children were injured in a two-car crash on Sunday night on the Mallow to Killarney road.

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