Tuesday 17 January 2017

Man (18) dies after car leaves road

Published 27/07/2011 | 05:00

AN 18-year-old man died when his car left the road and crashed near Gort, Co Galway.

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Brendan O'Halloran, of Lough Cutra, was driving an Audi A4 on the old Gort to Ennis road close to midnight on Monday when he sustained serious injuries in the single-vehicle collision.

Mr O'Halloran was rushed to Galway University Hospital, but died a short time later.

He was employed as a driver for Gantley silage contractors in south Galway. An 18-year-old friend who was travelling in the car also received injuries but was in a stable condition in hospital yesterday.

Gort gardai, on 091 636400, have appealed for witnesses.

Irish Independent

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