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Boy (14) dies and another teen seriously injured following Co Kerry crash

The matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

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A 14-YEAR-OLD boy has died and another teenager has been seriously injured following a crash in Co Kerry. 

The single vehicle collision happened on the Ross Road in Killarney at approximately 1.10am. 

The driver of the car, a 14-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

A passenger in the car, another male teenager, was taken to Kerry University Hospital to receive treatment for his injuries. 

The scene remains closed this morning to allow for a technical examination.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Killarney on 064 6671160 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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This vehicle was subject to interaction with Gardaí prior to the collision. As such the matter has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC). 

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