Thursday 18 January 2018

Man (18) killed in two car collision

Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

An 18-year-old man has died following a a two-car collision yesterday evening.

The collision occurred at approximately 7pm yesterday evening on the Ballinamore to Swanlinbar Road in Carrick on Shannon, Leitrim,  in the townland of Lissacairn which is approximately four miles outside Swanlinbar.

The young man was travelling on his own in the car when the collision occurred.

He was taken to Enniskillen Hospital where he was later pronounced dead in early hours this morning.

The two female occupants of the second vehicle were taken to Enniskillen hospital and were later released.

Gardai are investigating the incident and the road is currently closed for technical examination by Garda forensic collision investigators. 

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