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Police renew appeal for information on Carrickfergus collision in which eight-year-old girl died

Eight-year-old Scarlett Rossborough died following a collision in Carrickfergus High Street last month.
Paul Ainsworth

POLICE investigating a collision in which a young girl was killed in Co Antrim have renewed their appeal for information and for witnesses to come forward.

Scarlett Rossborough (8), died following the collision in the High Street area of Carrickfergus on August 9.

The girl, who was from the Larne area, had been visiting Carrickfergus with a group of children when the incident happened at around 11.40am.

Another child was injured and was treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

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Police have renewed their appeal for witnesses to come forward.

“Our thoughts very much remain with Scarlett’s grieving family, with the other children involved, their families and the staff who were with her that day," a PSNI spokesperson said.

“Our investigation is continuing and I would again reiterate our appeal to anyone who was in the High Street area of the town around 11.40am on August 9th and who may have dash-cam footage or information which can assist us with our enquiries to contact Collision Investigation Unit on the number provided.”

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