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Man (20s) dies in hospital following two-car crash in Kerry last night

The two car collision happened at 9pm last night in the townland of Banemore on the N69.


A MAN HAS died following a two-car collision in Co Kerry last night. 

The collision occurred on the N69 at Banemore, Listowel at around 9pm. 

It is understood that the cars were travelling in a traffic when the incident happened. 

A passenger from one car, a man aged in his 20s, sustained serious injuries in the incident. He was taken to University Hospital Kerry where he was pronounced dead this afternoon.

The local Coroner has been notified.

Three other people were taken to hospital for assessment and treatment. Their injures are described as not life-threatening.

The N69 (Listowel to Tralee Road) has since reopened to traffic following an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

Road users who were travelling on the the N69 between Tralee and Listowel yesterday evening from 8.30pm to 9.15pm with camera footage, including dash cam, are requested to provide it to investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Listowel Garda Station at 068 50820, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station. 

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Niall O'Connor and Hayley Halpin