17-year-old boy killed following road crash in Cavan 2 weeks ago

17-year-old boy killed following road crash in Cavan

Very sad news.

A 17-year-old boy has died following a road traffic collision in Cavan on Thursday evening (9 June).

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Around 6pm, a collision involving a car and lorry occurred on the N3 at Kilnalack.

The boy was seriously injured during the collision and was taken to Cavan General Hospital where he later died.

A woman in her 50s and man in his 40s were also taken to Cavan General Hospital to be treated for their injuries which are understood to be serious but non-life threatening.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N3 between Butlersbridge and Belturbet, between 5.45pm and 6.30pm are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cavan Garda Station on 049 436 8800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Main image via Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie