Teenager Loses life In Tipperary Two Vehicle Collision.

Sadly, a 19-year-old teenager lost his life last evening, while four other persons have been injured, following a collision on the N24 at Ballykisteen, near Tipperary Town, Co Tipperary.

The collision, which involved two motor vehicles, occurred shortly before 9:00pm.

The body of the deceased has since been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital, Waterford, where a postmortem examination is expected to take place.

The male driver and another male passenger, latter occupying the same vehicle, were taken to University Hospital Limerick, where the passenger is understood to be in a serious condition.

Two occupants of the second vehicle were also taken to University Hospital Limerick, understood to be suffering with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The section of the N24 collision site remained closed over night to facilitate a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions have been put in place.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to immediately contact them and should anyone have further information; same are asked to contact Tipperary Garda Station on Tel: 062 80670 or the Garda Confidential Line on Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda station.


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