11-year-old boy dies in hospital two days after Donegal road crash

An 11 year-old boy has died after being knocked down in County Donegal.


He passed away in hospital after it happened near Buncrana on Friday.



The boy was walking on Slavery Road in Tullyarvan near Buncrana at around half 5 on Friday evening, when he was struck by a van.


He was seriously injured and was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel.


The child was brought by ambulance to Altnagelvin Hospital in County Derry and was then transferred to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, where he was pronounced dead yesterday evening.


The driver of the van, a man in his 50’s was uninjured.


Gardai are appealing for witnesses – anyone with information is asked to contact Buncrana Garda Station.