Teenager dies in Oughterard crash

A 16-year-old woman was killed and a 21-year-old man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Co. Galway.

The collision occurred at approximately 1.15a.m. this morning, Sunday 1st March, 2020 in the town of Porridgetown, Oughterard, Co Galway.

A 16 year-old female was fatally injured when the car she was a passenger in struck a wall. 

Her body has been removed to the Mortuary in University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place. 

The 21-year-old male driver was seriously injured and taken from the scene by ambulance to UHG. His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

Gardaí are appealing to any road users who may have travelled the road and can assist them or drivers who may have dash cam to contact them in Salthill Garda Station on 091 – 514720, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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