One dead following road traffic collision

One dead following road traffic collision

An 18-year-old was fatally injured when the car he was a font seat passenger in collided with a ditch on the R188 Road near Ballyhaise in Cavan at 5:25pm yesterday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to Cavan General Hospital.

The driver and rear seat passenger were also taken to Cavan General Hospital with injuries described as minor.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Cavan Garda Station on 049-4368800, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.