Irish teen dies in holiday crash

An Irish teenager has died on holiday in Scotland after a quad bike she was riding on a beach flipped over, police said today.

An Irish teenager has died on holiday in Scotland after a quad bike she was riding on a beach flipped over, police said today.

Lindsey Waller, 17, of Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, was rushed to hospital after suffering a serious head injury in the accident on Sandhead beach, near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway.

Doctors at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow tried to save her but she died this morning, Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said.

The accident happened while the teenager was on holiday in Scotland with her family.

Another 17-year-old girl who was riding pillion on the quad bike was unhurt in the crash, which happened at 4.15pm yesterday.

Lindsey, of Heston Drive, Carrickfergus, was initially taken by ambulance to the Garrick Hospital in Stranraer before being transferred to Glasgow.

A police spokesman said inquiries into the accident were continuing.

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