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16th Jul 2023

Teenager dies as four left injured in Tipperary car accident

Ellen Fitzpatrick


A teenager has died after a two-car collision in Co Tipperary.

Four others have been left injured with one said to be in a serious condition.

The incident occurred on the N24 in Ballykisteen shortly before 9pm last night.

The 19-year-old was travelling in one of the cars as a passenger when the accident occurred and his body was taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem examination is set to be carried out.

The driver of the car and another passenger were taken to University Hospital Limerick, with the passenger said to be in a serious condition.

Two people travelling in the second car were also taken to UHL and left with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The N24 in Ballykisteen remained closed this morning for a technical examination and local diversions were put in place.

Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses to contact Tipperary Garda Station on 062 80670, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.