Teenage girl killed in tractor accident in Gowna last night

A teenage girl has been girl in a single vehicle accident involving a tractor in Gowna last night.

Gardaí in Cavan are investigating the fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the L2514 at Loughduff on Tuesday, May 30, at approximately 11pm.

A female juvenile (aged in her late teens) was fatally injured when the tractor collided with a ditch. Her body has been removed from the scene to the mortuary in Cavan General Hospital where a post mortem will take place in due course.

A male juvenile (aged in his late teens) who was driving the tractor was uninjured.

The road is currently closed pending an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have video footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area between 10.45pm and 11.15pm are asked to make it available to 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.