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20-year-old man killed in single vehicle collision

20-year-old man killed in single vehicle collision

A 20-year-old man has lost his life following a single vehicle traffic collision which occurred this morning, shortly after midnight.

The crash happened at Ardcarn near Boyle in County Roscommon.

The young man suffered serious injuries when the car he was travelling in as a passenger left the road and stuck a ditch.

He was taken to Sligo University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A post mortem is to be arranged

The driver of the car (31) and a second passenger (37), both male, were also taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

The scene is preserved and will be technically examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

The N4 remains open with a stop/go system in operation at Ardcarn close to the junction with the R285, Keadue Road.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Castlerea Garda Station on 094 9621630, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.