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Lurgan baby boy (1) who died after lorry collision in Moira named


The little baby boy who died in a tragic road traffic collision in Moira on Wednesday has been named as Frank Michael McIlduff from Lurgan.

A death notice described the one-year-old, from College Grove in the town, as the precious son of Fra and Mary and a much loved grandson of Pauline and the late Francis McIlduff and Margaret and Michael Gracey.

It is understood the child was being pushed by his grandmother who was also struck by the vehicle in the Meeting Street area shortly after 1.40pm on Wednesday.

Baby Frank’s grandmother is currently in a critical condition in hospital.

Police have confirmed the woman injured in the single vehicle collision was aged in her 60s and remains critically ill in hospital.

“Officers attended the scene along with colleagues from the other emergency services,” a PSNI spokesperson said.

“Sadly the boy, aged one, died at the scene.

“A woman, aged in her 60s, was taken to hospital for treatment to serious injuries.”

An investigation is now underway to establish the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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