Funeral details announced for Abbeyleix teenager who died in Tipperary crash

Funeral details announced for Abbeyleix teenager who died in Tipperary crash

The late Adam Case

The funeral will take place this weekend of the Laois born teenager who died in a car accident in Tipperary.

Adam Case, aged 16, was originally from Abbeyleix but had recently been living in Shinrone, Co Offaly. 

The single vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred at Boston on the Ballingarry North to Cloughjordan road on Tuesday afternoon at approximately 3.45pm.

The car in which Adam was a rear seat passenger collided with a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to University Hospital Limerick.

Adam's remains repose at his home in Derrinclare, Shinrone on Thursday and Friday. Removal will take place to St Kieran's Church of Ireland Church, Cloughjordan on Saturday for 2pm service with burial afterwards in Dunkerrin cemetery.

Adam is sadly missed by his loving mother Sharon her partner Eugene, sister Sarah and Oisìn. Also missed by grandmother Lynda, grandfather Robert and family members.

The two other occupants, a 22-year-old male  and a 17-years-old female, who is not thought to be local, were taken to THE Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore Hospital and University Hospital Limerick.

The 22-year-old male is described as being in a serious condition. He is believed to be from the Ballingarry area.

It is thought the car may have hit a humpback bridge on the road and the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Nenagh Garda Station on 067-50450, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800-666111 or any Garda station.  

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