The 21-month-old boy was struck by a car in a driveway
Gardai have confirmed that a young boy was killed in an incident involving a car in Co. Galway this afternoon.
The 21-month-old boy was struck by a vehicle in the driveway of a house in Carrarow just before 4pm.
The Emergency Services responded to the scene.
He was air lifted to University Hospital Galway where he was subsequently pronounced dead this afternoon.
A post mortem examination will be conducted at UHG tomorrow and Garda enquiries are ongoing at present.
Forensic collision investigators have attended the scene to carry out an examination.
More to follow.