Teenager dies after being hit by van in Co Kildare

The incident happened on the Clane Road, Sallins on Monday morning

Teenager dies after being hit by van in Co Kildare

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A 16-year-old boy has died after being struck by a van in Co Kildare.

He was hit while crossing the Clane Road in Sallins at around 7.45am on Monday morning.

He was taken to Naas Hospital before being transferred to Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

The teenager passed away last night.

The driver of the van was not injured in the incident.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area between 7.40am and 7.45am on Monday.

Anyone with information or who has 'dash cam' footage is being asked to contact Naas Garda Station on 045-884-300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.