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19th Feb 2024

Six-year-old girl killed in horror M6 crash is named

Joseph Loftus

The girl was rushed to hospital but sadly died.

A six-year-old girl has tragically died nine days after she was involved in a serious road accident.

Hannah Meshkat has now been named as the young girl who died.

She passed away in Dublin’s Temple Street Children’s Hospital on Saturday.

She was rushed there following the horror single-vehicle collision in Westmeath shortly before 4pm on February 8.

Six-year-old girl killed in horror M6 crash is named.

The Irish Mirror reports that Hannah is believed to have been the passenger in the vehicle alongside her father and nine-year-old brother, neither of whom were seriously injured in the crash.

Hannah and her family are said to have been from Galway and were passing through the area when the accident took place on the M6.

Gardai in Mullingar are renewing their appeal for witnesses.

Those with camera footage, including dash cam, from the M6 between Junction 3 and Junction 4 at the time of the collision are being urged to provide this footage to investigating gardai.

Anyone with information is requested to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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