Irish boy, 12, killed in collision whereas driving automobile

The boy was the only real occupant of the automobile and died after a collision with the truck simply earlier than 2 a.m. native time (9 p.m. ET Thursday), Irish police instructed CNN in an announcement Friday.

The driving force of the truck, a person in his 40s, didn’t require hospital therapy, however was reported to be “extraordinarily distressed,” Virgin Media Information mentioned.

The boy’s physique was taken to the morgue at College Hospital Limerick and the coroner was notified, in accordance with the police assertion.

The collision occurred at Rineroe, close to Adare. Native police have appealed for any witnesses to come back ahead.

The minimal authorized age to drive a automobile in Eire is 17.

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