Tuesday 19 September 2017

18-year-old killed in road traffic accident in Cavan

Independent.ie reporters

GARDAI in Bailieboro are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision yesterday which claimed the life of an 18-year-old man.

The accident occurred outside Shercock on the Kingscourt Road at approximately 5pm yesterday.



The driver of a van was fatally injured when he lost control of the vehicle and it overturned.



He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body taken to Cavan General Hospital.



A 17-year-old male passenger was taken to Cavan General Hospital with injuries described as not life threatening.



This stretch of road is currently closed pending completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

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