Tuesday 21 November 2017

Teen killed after being struck by car in north Dublin

Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A 16-year-old boy has been killed following a fatal road collision in north Dublin last night.

The teenager was walking close to the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St. Helenas Road in Finglas when he was hit by a car at approximately 1130m last night.

He was taken by ambulance to the Mater Hospital but was pronounced dead in the early hours of this morning.

The driver and the passenger of the car - both male - were both uninjured in the incident.

Initially closed to facilitate garda forensic examination, the road has now reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this collision to contact them at Finglas Garda Station on 01 - 6667500, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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