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20th Feb 2024

Woman who was six months pregnant dies in horror Fermanagh road crash

Stephen Porzio


Another woman was arrested at the scene of the crash, which left two other people injured.

A woman who was six months pregnant has died after a road crash in Fermanagh on Monday (19 February).

In a statement, the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) said that at around 8pm, they received report of a collision involving a car and three pedestrians on the Boa Island Road in Belleek.

The woman who died in the incident has been named by the PSNI as 28-year-old Valeria Amorim, who was from the Belleek area.

Valeria Amorim pregnant

Valeria Amorim, 28, was six months pregnant at the time of her death

“Sadly Valeria, who was six months pregnant, died at the scene,” the police statement reads.

“Two other people were tended to by colleagues from the Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.

“A woman, aged in her 30s, was arrested at the scene and remains in police custody at this time.

“Following the tragic death of Valeria and her unborn child, the Police Service’s Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for information and witnesses.

“Anyone with any dash-cam or other footage that could assist with the investigation is asked to contact detectives from the Collision Investigation Unit on 101 quoting reference 1723 of 19/02/24.”

Image via PSNI

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