Teenage Girl Dies In Tragic Cavan Crash

A teenage woman has died in a tragic road collision in Co Cavan last night.

Gardaí at Coothill are investigating the fatal crash that occurred at approximately 10.30pm on Tuesday night on the R188 at Corravahan, Drung, Coothill, Cavan.

Gardaí say two cars involved in the collision.

Both cars were travelling in the same direction going from Coothill to Cavan.

One of the cars had one occupant and the other had three.

Following a collision on the road, all four people were taken to Cavan General Hospital where the 19-year-old female back seat passenger of one of the cars later died.

The road remains closed at present pending a forensic collision investigation while southbound diversions are via Stradone and northbound diversions are via Ballyhaise.

AA Roadwatch has today advised of treacherous conditions around the state, with very wet and showery conditions around many parts of Munster and Connaught.

Drivers are advised to slow down and keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front.


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