Friday 26 May 2017

Teenager killed in early morning road crash

A Garda checkpoint. File picture
A Garda checkpoint. File picture

A teenager (17) has been killed in a road traffic accident this morning.

The young man was a passenger in a van which crashed in Enniscrone, Co Sligo this morning at approximately 1.45am.

The collision happened at around 1.45am this morning on Pier Road, Enniscrone,, Sligo when the van collided with a wall.

The young man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the mortuary in Sligo.

The 18-year-old driver of the van was uninjured in the collision.

The scene of the collision is currently closed to traffic to facilitate a forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballymote Garda Station on 071 9189500, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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