Young man dies in single-vehicle crash

A man in his 20s has died after single-vehicle crash in Co Wicklow this morning.

The incident took place at Ballinacarrig Lower between the Meetings of the Water and Ballinaclash close to Rathdrum at around 1am.

The man, who was passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Loughlinstown mortuary for a post-mortem examination.

The driver, a teenager, has been taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin for treatment for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

A technical examination of the scene is ongoing by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road remains closed, with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.

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