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Child Seriously Injured In Ballinasloe Crash

She was hit by a bus earlier this afternoon.

A child has been injured in a crash in Co. Galway this afternoon.  

The collision between a minibus and a pedestrian happened at around 12.10 at Dunlo Quay in Ballinasloe.

The girl was taken to Portiuncula Hospital where she is being treated for serious injuries. 

No other injuries were reported.

The road is currently closed with diversions in place. A forensic collision examination has been scheduled. 

Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Any road users who were travelling near the Dunlo roundabout and the L4602 between 12.05pm and 12.20pm and who has camera (including dash cam) footage, is asked to make this available to gardaí.

Anyone with information can contact Ballinasloe Garda Station at 090 963 1890, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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