Seven-year-old boy passes away following Navan road crash

The boy's mother died in the early hours of the morning following the crash on January 13th

A young boy who was involved in a road traffic accident in County Meath earlier this month has died in hospital.

The seven-year-old boy had been travelling in the car with his mother and younger brother when they were involved in a collision with a truck on January 13th.

The accident occurred on the R162, Kilberry to Nobber Road.

The 26-year-old mother died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda in the early hours of the morning following the crash.

The driver of the truck was unharmed.

A garda spokesperson has confirmed that the boy - who had turned seven in October - passed away at Temple Street Children's Hospital this evening.