Boy, 6, dies after Lisburn crash

Published Friday, 28 March 2014
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One of the two young boys struck by a car in Lisburn on Wednesday afternoon has died in hospital.

Boy, 6, dies after Lisburn crash
The boys were rushed to the hospital after the crash. (© UTV)

The collision happened at Railway Street in the city.

The boys, believed to be six-year-old twins, were taken to the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children.

The child, who died on Friday evening, had been in a critical condition since the crash, while his brother was in a stable condition.

DUP Councillor Scott Carson has expressed his shock at the news.

"Any death in such circumstances is difficult to come to terms with, however it is even more tragic when the victim is a young child," he said.

"I would like to express my condolences to the family."

There are no further details.

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50 Comments
Chris in lurgan in Lurgan wrote (184 days ago):
Very very sad cant even come to imagine what the family is going thru xxx
Caitlyn in Belfast wrote (184 days ago):
Aww wee man taken to soon god bless ur family!??
Lisburn in Lisburn wrote (185 days ago):
Always treasure your children, you never know when they could be taken away. R.I.P
Newry in Newry wrote (185 days ago):
Very sad.. R.I.P xxxx
maire in county armagh wrote (185 days ago):
Am so sorry for ur loss xxxx Diarmuid RIP From County Armagh
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