Baby boy fights for life after Dublin car crash

Temple Street Children's Hospital

A baby boy is in a serious condition in Temple Street Children's Hospital following a road crash in Dublin.

Two vehicles were involved in the collision which happened at the junction of Hamptonwood Green and Hamptonwood Avenue at 3.30pm in Finglas yesterday.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Finglas Garda Station on (01) 6667500, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

And a post mortem is due to take place today on the body of a 42-year-old man who was killed in a separate crash in Co Carlow yesterday.

Seven other people were injured in the collision.

Two males, 33 and 36 years, were air lifted to Waterford University Hospital.

Another two males, aged 12 and 33 years and three women, 46, 50 and 80 years, were taken to Saint Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

Three of the seven are described as being in a serious condition. One male, aged 46 years, was uninjured.

The road (Old Bagnelstown-Carlow Road) was closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, but has since reopened.

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