A man and a five-year-old boy have died following a crash in Co Offaly.
It happened at Scrubb, Killeigh in Tullamore at around 5pm this evening when a car and an articulated truck collided.
The male driver - aged in his 30s - and the five-year-old passenger in the car died.
A young girl has been airlifted to Crumlin Children's Hospital with life threatening injuries, while another male passenger has been taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore.
The driver of the truck received minor injuries, and was also taken to the Tullamore hospital.
The road is currently closed, and a Garda forensic exam is taking place at the scene.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information Tullamore Garda Station on 057-9327600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.
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