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Gardaí seek info on car after teen (15) dies and 4 others are injured in collision

The car collided with a tree last night.

Updated 7.20pm

A 15-YEAR-OLD boy has died in a fatal road traffic collision which occurred last night at Station Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

The accident happened at approximately 10pm when the car in which the boy was a passenger mounted the footpath and collided with a tree.

The teenager was seriously injured and was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A post mortem is to be arranged.

The four other occupants of the car, all male, 14 to 16 years, suffered non life threatening injuries. One male was taken to Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin in a serious condition. The other three males were taken to Tallaght Hospital.

Gardaí are seeking information on the car which was involved in the single-vehicle collision. RTÉ reports that the car had not been reported stolen.

The scene was also attended by Dublin Fire Brigade and National Ambulance Service.

The scene was preserved and Station Road was closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. It has since reopened.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to the collision or anyone with information to contact Ronanstown Garda Station on 01 666 7700, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111, or any Garda Station.

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