BREAKING NEWS: One child killed and another seriously injured while cycling in Galway

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BREAKING NEWS: One child killed and another seriously injured while cycling in Galway

BREAKING NEWS: One child killed and another seriously injured while cycling in Galway

Gardaí are currently at the scene of fatal road traffic collision between a car and two cyclists, a girl aged nine and a boy aged seven.

The collision occurred this morning at approximately 11:55am on the R358 Ballinasloe to Ahascragh Road Co Galway. 

Both children were taken to Portiuncula Hospital where the nine year old girl was later pronounced dead. The seven year old boy remains in a serious condition. 

The road is currently closed for a forensic examination. Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to this incident to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 0909 631890.