A 17-year-old boy has died following a collision involving a car and a lorry in Co Cavan.

The collision occurred on the N3 in Kilnalack at around 6pm.

The teenager was seriously injured in the crash and taken to Cavan General Hospital, where he later died.

A woman in her 50s and man in his 40s were also injured in the collision. They are being treated at Cavan General Hospital for serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed for a technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses, particularly road users who may have dash-cam footage and were travelling on the N3 between Butlersbridge and Belturbet between 5.45pm and 6.30pm, to contact Cavan Garda Station on 049 436 8800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.