Man dies in single vehicle collision on Vale road close to Arklow

A man has died in a single vehicle collision on the Vale Road (R747) close to Arklow.

The 19-year-old was a front seat passenger in the car which struck a ditch

The accident took place at around 9.30pm on Monday night near the former NET factory.

The deceased was removed to St Vincent’s Hospital.

The road remains closed between Kilcarra and Arklow until further notice.

A forensic examination is due to take place at the scene this morning – local diversions are in place.

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