An 11-year-old boy was killed on his bicycle at 9.15am this morning in a collision with a driver of a car in Marshbrook, Co Offaly.
Brendan English of the Garda press office said: “Gardaí are at the scene of a Fatal Road Traffic Collision which occurred at approx. 9:15am on the 1st September 2016 in Marshbrook (R446 Old Dublin to Galway Road). A cyclist (11 yr old boy) was involved in a collision with a car and was pronounced dead at the scene. The body remains at the scene which has been preserved and diversions are in place.”
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Tullamore on 057-9327600, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.