Teenage boy seriously injured in collision with 4x4 in Kildare

Gardai appeal for information

Leader reporter


Leader reporter



Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following yesterday's serious collision in Monasterevin. 

At approximately 12.30pm a 14-year-old boy was seriously injured when his bicycle collided with a 4x4 vehicle.

The collision occurred on the L7055 local road between Monasterevin and Oghill.

The boy was taken by ambulance to our Lady's Children’s Hospital, Crumlin. The driver of the 4x4, a man in his 30s, was uninjured. The scene was examined by Garda forensic collision investigators and the road has since reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on 045 5277730 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.