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Young man in severe condition in Kerry after fatal crash

Young man in severe condition in Kerry after fatal crash
Source: Twitter / @hospital_kerry

A collision that occurred near Kilbonnane, Beaufort in County Kerry, resulted in the death of a man and the other in critical condition.

In his 50s, the deceased guy was the only occupant and driver of one of the cars that collided on Sunday shortly after 1 o'clock.

The deceased man's body has been sent to University Hospital Kerry's mortuary, where a post-mortem examination will be performed soon.





The second vehicle's driver, a guy in his late teens, was also sent to UHK and is still there in critical condition. Another female passenger, also in her late teens, was taken to the hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

In order to conduct a forensic investigation of the scene, the road has been closed. There are now local detours in place.

Anyone who saw the collision is encouraged to call either the Garda Confidential Line at 1800-666 111 or the Killarney Garda station at 064-667 1160.