Inquest into death into Limerick teen adjourned until after driver’s court appearance in November

The inquest into the dealt of a Limerick teenager in Co Sligo has been adjourned until criminal proceedings can be dealt with.

17-year-old Sean Egan died when he was the passenger in a van that hit a wall in Ennsicrone in March 2016.

Sligo Coroners Court was told that this afternoon that 17-year-old Sean Egan died from serious head injuries when the van he was a passenger in hit a wall on Pier Road in Enniscrone in March 2016.

The teenager from Abbeyfeale in Co Limerick was in Co Sligo visiting friends.

The 17-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene. He was found by gardai in the passenger seat of the car, while the driver seat was empty when Gardai arrived at the scene of the accident.

A garda investigation was then launched shortly afterwards, and 20-year-old Patrick Flynn, who was the driver of the vehicle was then arrested.

He has been charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Sean Egan.

The inquest was adjourned today, until after Patrick Flynn again appears in court. Flynn is due before Sligo Circuit court in November.