Teenager killed in road traffic collision

Gardaí are investigating a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 5:15pm on Saturday, 29th October, 2022, at Derrymore East, Tralee, County Kerry.

he front seat passenger of the only car involved, a female youth in her teens, was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver, aged in his 40s, was taken to University Hospital Kerry with non-life threatening injuries.

The other occupants of the car were uninjured.

The road is currently closed in order for a technical examination to be carried out. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the main Tralee to Camp road, specifically Derrymore East, between 4:45pm and 5:30pm are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066 7102300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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