Search icon


30th Oct 2022

Teenage girl dies after single vehicle collision in Kerry

Hugh Carr

Garda crash Cork

Tragic news.

A teenager has died following a single vehicle road traffic collision in Kerry on Saturday (29 October).

The crash occurred at approximately 5.15pm at Derrymore East, Tralee.

The front seat passenger, a girl in her teens, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, a man in his 40s, was taken to University Hospital Kerry with non-life threatening injuries. The other occupants of the car were uninjured.

The road is currently closed while a technical examination to be carried out, and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage, including dash-cam, and were travelling on the main Tralee to Camp road, specifically Derrymore East, between 4.45pm and 5.30pm are asked to make this footage available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Tralee Garda Station on 066 7102300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

LISTEN: You Must Be Jokin’ with Aideen McQueen – Faith healers, Coolock craic and Gigging as Gaeilge