3-year-old girl has died after being hit by bus in Tipperary

Tuesday, April 13

A three-year-old girl has died following a road traffic accident in Co Tipperary this afternoon.

The accident happened at around 4pm in the Castle Heights estate in Carrick-on-Suir.

It is understood the girl was playing near her home when she was hit by a bus.

She was pronounced dead a short time later. Her body has been taken to South Tipperary General Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

The scene has been preserved for a forensic examination.

Gardaí at Carrick-on-Suir are appealing for witnesses or anyone with mobile phone or dashcam footage to contact them.

They are treating the incident as a tragedy.