Issue Date: 20th September 2023
Gardaí attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Carrickaderry, Clontibret, Co. Monaghan at approximately 1.30am this morning, Wednesday 20th September 2023.
The collision involved one vehicle. The male driver of the car (aged 17 years) was pronounced deceased at the scene. His body has been removed from the scene to the mortuary at Monaghan General Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.
The scene of the collision on the old N2 road in Carrickaderry is currently preserved pending a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí in Monaghan are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.
Any road users who were travelling in the Clontibret area this morning between 1.00am and 1.45am, and who may have camera footage (including dash-cam), is asked to make this available to Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.