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18-year-old woman dies after Limerick collision Friday evening

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

A TEENAGER DIED in hospital last night due to injuries sustained in a car crash on Friday night.

The 18-year-old woman was seriously injured when the car she was a passenger in collided with a truck. She was taken to Limerick University Hospital where her injuries were described as critical, but she has since passed away.

The 19-year-old male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Limerick. The driver of the truck was uninjured.

The two vehicle collision happened on the N21 at Wards Cross on the Limerick side of Abbeyfeale at around 7.40pm.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Newcastle West Garda Station on 069 20650, the garda confidential telephone line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Read: One teenager killed and another critical after Limerick crash involving truck

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