Monday 19 March 2018

Boy (14) killed and woman injured after car collides with tractor

Gardai are investigating
Gardai are investigating

Adam Cullen and Sam Griffin

A 14-year-old boy has died and a woman (36) has been injured after a car collided with a tractor in Co Wexford.

The incident occurred shortly before 7pm on the Oulart to Blackwater Road.

The boy sustained the injuries when the car in which he was travelling collided with a tractor.

A garda source said the boy was rushed to Wexford General Hospital after the alarm had been raised. However he was later pronounced dead.

The female driver of the car also sustained injuries. However these are believed to be minor.

The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda station on 053 9242580, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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