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Boy, 17, killed in County Limerick road accident

A 17-year-old boy has died in a road crash in County Limerick

A 17-year-old boy has died in a road crash in County Limerick

 

A TEENAGER has died following a road accident in County Limerick this lunchtime.

It is understood that the 17-year-old was travelling on a quad bike which was in collision with a tractor and hedge cutting machinery.

The accident occurred at approximately 1.45pm outside the village of Oola near the turn-off for the Doon Road.

“The investigation is at the very early stages. The forensic collision investigation experts are on the way to the scene,” explained a garda spokesperson.

Traffic diversions are like to remain in place for a number of hours to facilitate a forensic examination of the scene of the accident.

The name of the youth, who is from East Limerick, has not been released.

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