The scene of the accident on the N3.

Teen killed in road accident on N3 near Belturbet

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to two-vehicle collision

A teenager has died following a road accident yesterday evening.

A male (17) was series injured during the collision at Kilnalack near Belturbet on the N3.

He was taken to Cavan General Hospital where he later passed away.

Gardaí attended the scene of the two-vehicle collision, involving a car and lorry, that occurred at approximately 6pm yesterday evening, Thursday, June 9 .

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.

The road was closed to allow for a technical examination to be conducted by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

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.

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.