A man in his 20s has died after a car entered a canal in Cavan 4 weeks ago

A man in his 20s has died after a car entered a canal in Cavan

Very sad news.

A man in his 20s has died after an incident on the Ballinamore to Ballyconnell Rd, in Cavan.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene when a car with three occupants entered the canal at the Woodford River at Ballyheady Bridge.

The body of a man in his 20s was recovered from the water and pronounced dead at scene. Two other men in their 20s escaped from the car uninjured.

One of the men was taken to Cavan General Hospital as a precaution.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at the scene where a technical examination is underway.

The road is closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.