Driver (16) killed and four other teenagers injured after car crash in Carlow

Four passengers, all in their late teens, were taken to St Luke's Hospital and Waterford University Hospital

Darren Hassett

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A 16-year-old male was fatally injured when the car he was driving stuck a wall

Gardaí in Carlow are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred near "The Nine Stones" Mount Leinster, Borris at approximately 5am on Sunday morning. 
   
A 16-year-old male was fatally injured when the car he was driving struck a wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to Waterford Hospital.

The four other male occupants of the car, all late teens, were taken to St Luke's Hospital and Waterford University Hospital, one believed to be in a serious condition.

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059 9136620, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.