Man (20s) dies in road traffic collision in Kerry

Michael Bolton

A man in his 20s has died following a two-vehicle collision on the N69, Listowel in County Kerry.

Gardaí and emergency services responded after two cars collided at around 9pm on Wednesday.

A passenger, a man in his 20s from one car, sustained serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital Kerry where he died on Thursday afternoon.

Three other people were taken to hospital for assessment and treatment. Their injuries are not life-threatening.

The N69 (Listowel to Tralee road) has since reopened to traffic after examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The local Coroner has been notified.

Gardaí urge witnesses to come forward. Road users on the N69 between Tralee and Listowel yesterday evening from 8:30 pm to 9:15 pm with camera footage, including dash cam, are requested to provide it to investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Listowel Garda Station at 068 50820, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.