Gardai in Carlow are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on N9 at Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow at approximately 6.25am.
A 17 year old male was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a wall. He was pronounced dead at scene. The 17 year old male passenger was taken to St. Lukes General Hospital Kilkenny with injuries described as minor.
The road is currently closed pending completion of a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.
Gardai wish to appeal for witness to this collision or to anyone that may have travelled this stretch of road between 6am and 7am and can offer assistance to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 9136620, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Garda Press Office