A TODDLER has died after he was critically injured in a freak accident which involved a curtain draw string.
The one-year-old was taken to Cork University Hospital after his mother discovered him unconscious with a cord string tangled around his neck in their home.
His mother immediately raised the alarm and both gardai and emergency services attended the scene.
The child was pronounced dead a short time after arriving at the hospital.
According to Ralph Riegel for Independent.ie, gardaí are treating the incident as a tragic accident.