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Fresh appeal for witnesses following death of boy (6) who was hit by van in Dublin

Gardaí have interviewed the driver of the van.

The stretch of road where the incident happened.
The stretch of road where the incident happened.
Image: Google Maps

GARDAÍ HAVE ISSUED a fresh appeal for witnesses after a six-year-old died after being hit by a van in Dublin on Friday afternoon.

It happened on the Shanganagh Road in Shankill near the Hazelwood estate.

The boy was hit by a white van travelling in the direction of Shankill village.

The injured boy was taken to Temple Street Hospital but died the following day as a result of his injuries.

The driver of the van has been interviewed by gardaí. Detectives are now asking drivers who may have dash cam footage taken at or near the crash to come forward.

Investigating gardaí are appealing to anybody who has any information in relation to this collision, or to any drivers who may be in possession of dash cam and who were in the area at the time of this collision, to contact the gardaí at Shankill Garda Station on 01 666 5900, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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