Man dies in Cavan road accident

Man dies in Cavan road accident

A man has died in road traffic collision in Co Cavan this evening.

The man, who’s in his early 20s, died after the car he was a passenger in struck a wall at Station Road, Cootehill, Co Cavan.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post mortem examination will be carried out.

The driver and a second passenger, both in their 20s, were taken to hospital for treatment following the accident that happened at 5.55pm.

The driver was taken to Cavan General Hospital, while the passenger was airlifted to St James' Hospital in Dublin.

The road at the scene is closed to facilitate an examination of the area by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.


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