A three-year-old girl has died in hospital following a traffic accident that occurred in Co Kildare on Thursday.

The girl's father, who was driving the car, is continuing to received treatment in Tallaght Hospital following the crash.

The accident occurred when two cars collided at approximately 8.05am on the R413 Brannockstown to Kilcullen Road on Thursday 1 February.

The girl was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital and later transferred to Temple Street, Children's University Hospital in Dublin, where she was pronounced dead earlier today.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for witnesses to contact Naas Garda Station on 045-884300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.