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Man (20s) killed following two-car collision in Co Kerry

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

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Conall McMeekinSunday World

A man has been killed after a two-car collision on a stretch of road in Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

Gardaí and emergency services were called to attend the scene of a fatal road traffic collision on the N70 at Dromquinna, Kenmare, Co. Kerry.

The collision, involving two cars, occurred at approximately 5.50 pm.

A male aged in his 20s, who was a rear seat passenger was fatally injured. His body has been removed from the scene to University Hospital Kerry where a post mortem is expected to take place at a later date.

The female driver (20s) received medical attention at the scene and the male (20s) front seat passenger was taken to University Hospital Kerry to be treated for his injuries.

The female driver (40s) and her female passenger (teenager) of the second car were treated at the scene for their injuries.

The road is currently closed and Forensic Collision Investigators will conduct an examination of the scene at first light. Local diversions are in place and it is expected to be tomorrow afternoon before the road is reopened.

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 N70 in the townland of Dromquinna, Kenmare between 5.30p.m. and 6p.m. are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Killarney Garda Station on 064 663 1222, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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