Teenage girl dies in fatal road traffic collision in Cork 1 year ago

Teenage girl dies in fatal road traffic collision in Cork

Two other teenagers were hospitalised following the incident.

A teenage girl has died and two male teenagers have been seriously injured following a road traffic collision in Cork late on Wednesday night.


Gardaí in Gurranabraher are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeney, Cork shortly before midnight on Wednesday.

A teenage girl, who was a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her body was removed to the mortuary at Cork University Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out.

The driver and a second passenger, both teenage males, received serious injuries.

Both were taken to Cork University Hospital for treatment. The passenger’s condition is believed to be critical.

The car collided with a wall on Harbour View Road at approximately 11.45pm.

Emergency services and the Roads Policing Unit attended the scene. The Harbour View Road is partially closed for Garda Forensic Collision Investigators with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have information regarding the collision, particularly any road users with camera footage who were travelling on the Harbour View Road between 11pm and 12.30am on 19 and 20 February, to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on (021) 494 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.