Sunday 25 August 2019

Boy (16) loses fight for life after being struck by van on his way to school

The boy passed away in hospital as a result of his injuries. Stock Photo
The boy passed away in hospital as a result of his injuries. Stock Photo

Sasha Brady

A 16-year-old boy has died in hospital after he was struck by a van on his way to school on Monday morning.

The student was crossing the Clane Road in Sallins, Co Kildare, when he was struck by a van at approximately 7.45am.

He rushed to Naas Hospital with serious injuries and later removed to Beaumont Hospital.

He passed away on Tuesday evening as a result of his injuries.

It's understood the driver of the van was uninjured.

Gardaí are launching an investigation into the incident.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been on the Clane Road, Sallins or in the area between 7.40am and 7.45am on Monday morning, and particularly any motorists with a dash cam in their vehicle to contact Naas Garda Station on 045 - 884300, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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