Teenager dies following collision on the Naas Road in Dublin 3 weeks ago

Teenager dies following collision on the Naas Road in Dublin

Three other people involved in the collision were taken to hospital.

A 17-year-old boy has died following a collision on the Naas Road in Clondalkin in the early hours of this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following the fatal traffic collision that occurred on the N7 Naas Road, Clondalkin.

The collision involving a car and a van took place at approximately 12.30am on the westbound lanes of the dual carriageway.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a male aged 17, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. His body has since been removed to the mortuary at Tallaght Hospital.

The occupants of the van, two men (aged 45 and 36) and 9-year-old boy were taken by ambulance to Tallaght Hospital. Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Garda forensic collision investigators have examined the crash site and both vehicles involved.

The road has since fully reopened to traffic and the Coroner has been notified of the death.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and in particular to anyone with camera footage to make it available to them. Anyone with information is asked to contact Clondalkin Station 01 6667600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.