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Friday 19 September 2014

Boy (13) killed when he was struck by car while walking

Published 14/03/2014 | 09:45

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The incident occurred in Buncrana Co Donegal on the main Buncrana to Carndonagh road at around 10.30pm yesterday.

A 13-year-old pedestrian has been killed in a fatal collision when he was struck by a car.

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The incident occurred in Buncrana Co Donegal on the main Buncrana to Carndonagh road at around 10.30pm yesterday.

Gardaí in Buncrana are investigating the crash..

A male pedestrian in his late 50s was also injured in the incident. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

He was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and also removed to Letterkenny General Hospital.

A Post Mortem examination will take place later today.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a garda forensic collision examination.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074 9320540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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