A 17-year-old teenager was killed in a collision with a minivan at around 5pm this afternoon on the Golf Links Road, Bettystown, Co Meath.
Margaret Flanagan, at the Garda press office, said: “A 17 year old boy was cycling his pedal cycle when he collided with a mini-bus. The pedal cyclist was fatally injured and his body has been removed to Navan Mortuary. A post mortem will be conducted in the coming days. The male bus driver (mid 50s) was uninjured.”
She added: “The Forensic Collision Investigators are currently conducting an examination at scene. The road remains closed, local diversions are in place.”
Witnesses are asked contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 8010600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.