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22nd Jul 2023

Boy airlifted to hospital in critical condition following Waterford road accident

Kat O'Connor

A young boy has been airlifted to hospital in critical condition following a road accident in Co. Waterford.

The child was airlifted to Cork University Hospital following the incident on Friday, July 21st.

He was in a critical condition when he arrived at the hospital on Friday evening.

According to CorkBeo, the young child was hit by a car at a private property in Dungarvan. Only one car was involved in the accident.

Gardaí have launched an investigation following the harrowing accident.

A spokesperson told The Irish Examiner:

“Gardaí are investigating all the circumstances of a road traffic incident that was reported this afternoon, Friday 21st July 2023 on private property in Dungarvan, Co Waterford.

“An infant boy appears to have been involved in a collision with a vehicle.

Gardaí confirmed the boy remains in a critical condition following the accident.

“The boy was transferred by air ambulance to Cork University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“An Garda Síochána has no further information at this time.”