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Tragic incident Teenage girl dies, man (20s) seriously injured after fatal Co Meath road collision

The tragic incident occurred on the R154, Pelletstown, Drumree, Co. Meath on Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:40pm

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A teenage girl (17) has died following a fatal road traffic collision in Co Meath.

The tragic incident occurred on the R154, Pelletstown, Drumree, Co. Meath on Thursday afternoon at approximately 4:40pm.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her body has been removed to Our Lady’s Hospital Navan, where a post-mortem will be carried out.

A male in his 20s has been brought to Beaumont Hospital where his condition is described as serious.

A third person, a male in his late teens was brought to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown to be treated for his injuries which are understood to be non-life threatening.

The road is currently closed to allow Garda Forensic Collision Investigators to examine the scene. Local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

They are particularly appealing to any road users who were travelling on this road at the time with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make this available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda station on 01 801 0600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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