Irish boy, 5, dies following tragic accident on farm in Co Roscommon
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Irish boy, 5, dies following tragic accident on farm in Co Roscommon

A FIVE-YEAR-OLD Irish boy has tragically died following an accident in Co. Roscommon on Sunday.

The incident occurred around 5.30pm when a young boy fell from a trailer on his farm in Tulsk and was fatally injured.

Emergency services were called and raced to the family's property, but the child was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Gardai later confirmed that the boy had been taken to Roscommon University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will take place.

They also say that a file is to be prepared for the coroner and that the Health and Safety Authority has been informed and will conduct an investigation.