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19-year-old woman killed in Galway road accident

Two other people were injured in the single vehicle road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.

Seamus Quirke Road in Galway city
Seamus Quirke Road in Galway city
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A 19-YEAR-OLD woman was killed and two other occupants of a car were injured in a road traffic collision in Galway city early this morning.

The single vehicle collision happened on the Seamus Quirke Road in Galway at around 3.30am.

The three occupants of the car were taken to Galway University Hospital where the 19-year-old driver was pronounced dead.

The two other occupants of the car were a 21-year-old man and an 18-year-old woman. Both are being treated for their injuries at Galway University Hospital.

The road remains closed to allow for a forensic examination of the scene and diversions are in place.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai in Mill Street Garda station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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