Thursday 18 December 2014

Teen killed in road accident as quad bike collides with machinery

David Raleigh

Published 22/07/2014 | 16:17

Garda block the road at the accident scene outside Doon.
Gardai in Bruff are investigating a fatal RTC which occured on the R507 between Doon and Oola, Co Limerick on the 22nd July 2014.
Pic: Press 22
Garda block the road at the accident scene outside Doon. Pic: Press 22

A young man has been killed in a road accident in Co Limerick.

It's believed the 17-year-old was travelling on a quad bike which was in collision with a tractor and hedge cutting machinery.

The accident occurred shortly before 2pm near Oola.

Gardai said the investigation into the incident is at early stages and that forensic collision investigators are traveling to the scene.

Traffic diversions are in place, while Gardai have appealed for witnesses.

The name of the youth, who is from East Limerick, has not yet been released.

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