Wednesday 21 February 2018

Teenager dies following three car collision in Cavan

Gardai are investigating the collision
Gardai are investigating the collision
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A teenager has died following a three car collision in Cavan.

The crash occurred at Kilcogy approximately 7.30am this monring.

The 18-year-old male, who was travelling alone, was fatally injured when his car collided with a truck and another car.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

The road is now closed so gardai can conduct a forensic and technical examination.

Gardai in Cavan are investigating - any witnesses can contact them on 049 436 8800 or the Garda Confidential number on 1800 666 111.

The death brings to three the number of lives that have been lost on Irish roads over the Christmas period.

Warren Kenny (16) lost his life following an incident in Ballyfermot yesterday morning.

Tributes have been paid to Warren Kenny (16) from Cherry Orchard Avenue in Ballyfermot, Dublin, who was critically injured after his scrambler-type bike collided at speed with a similar vehicle shortly after 8am.

Elsewhere a man in his 20s died when he was hit by a car on the outskirts of Castledermot, Co Kildare, last night.

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