A teenager has died after being struck by car in Limerick this morning 3 weeks ago

A teenager has died after being struck by car in Limerick this morning

Sad news.

A 16-year-old boy has passed away after he was struck by a car in Adare, county Limerick.

The accident occurred in the early hours of this morning.

According to RTE, the teenager's body was removed to Limerick University Hospital where a post mortem is due to take place.

Garda forensic collision investigators will conduct an examination of the scene, which is currently preserved.

The driver of the car, a man in his forties, was uninjured in the incident.

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Local diversions have been put in place in the area, as the N21 road at the Newcastle West side of Adare village has been closed.

Gardaí at Newcastle West Station are appealing for any witnesses to collision to come forward, in particular any motorists who were travelling in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage.

If you have any information relating to the incident, please contact Newcastle West Garda Station on 069 - 20650, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the boy who lost his life.