Gardaí in Roscrea, Co Tipperary are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the Birr Rd, Roscrea early this morning.
The collision occurred at approximately 1.55 am when a car collided with a wall. The two male occupants(18yrs and 16yrs) of the car were seriously injured in the collision. A doctor pronounced the driver(18yrs) dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Limerick Regional Hospital where a post mortem will be held at a later stage.
The male passenger(16yrs) was seriously injured and taken to Limerick Regional hospital.
The scene was preserved to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Examination and the road diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact them at Roscrea Garda Station on 0505 24230, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.