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20th Aug 2012

One Direction’s Niall Horan Loses Friend in Tragic Car Accident

The Mullingar star is grieving for his friend Quentin who tragically lost his life on Saturday

Niall Horan is grieving the loss of his friend Quentin Reilly who died in a car accident on Saturday.

The One Direction star expressed his condolences to his friend’s family and spoke of how much he will be missed.

He tweeted: “#PrayForMullingarBoys, hope the lads make a full recovery, also Quentin will be missed, thoughts with the Reilly family at this time.”

Niall’s friends Lee Scally and Scott Hogan were also involved in the single car collision but are recovering in hospital.

One passenger remained in a critical condition last night.

The accident occured at midday on Saturday on the Mullingar to Killucan road.

Niall was performing with One Direction at the V Festival is Essex, England when he heard the news.

Fans have been supporting Niall and the Reilly family throughout the night with messages of support and condolence.

Gardai have not yet established the cause of the accident and have asked any witnesses to contact them.