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Parents visit Irish couple injured in Torquay crash

The Irish couple lost their two-year-old son and unborn baby in the crash on Friday afternoon.

Hamelin Way in Torquay, southwest England
Hamelin Way in Torquay, southwest England
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THE PARENTS OF the Irish couple who were critically injured in a car crash in England which killed their two-year-old son and unborn child have visited them in hospital.

The couple have been named as Con Twomey, 39, and his wife Elber Twomey, 36, from Meelin in north Cork who were both seriously injured in the crash on Friday.

The incident claimed the life of their son Oisin, 2, and their unborn baby.

The crash happened on Hamelin Way in Torquay, Devon when the couple’s Irish registered car collided with a Vauxhall Vectra being driven by a Polish national who also died from injuries sustained in the collision on Friday afternoon.

Devon and Cornwall Police said the road was closed for around ten-and-a-half hours after the crash in order for a forensic investigation to be carried out.

Read: Mother of Irish toddler killed in Devon road crash loses unborn baby

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