The teenage girl killed in a road crash in Oughterard yesterday has been named locally as Roisin Hession.

The 16 year old was the passenger in a car which hit a wall at around 1.15am on Sunday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car – a 21 year old man – suffered serious injuries and was taken to University Hospital Galway where he remains in a serious but non-life threatening condition.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with dashcam footage to contact Salthill Garda Station at 091 – 514720 or the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111.


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