Monday 20 November 2017

Teenager arrested in connection with fatal Courtown car crash

WEXFORD Gardaí, investigating a fatal car accident at the seaside resort of Courtown, have arrested a male in his late teens.

He is currently being detained at Gorey Garda Station.

The car collided with a wall before entering the water at Courtown Harbour on the evening of June 15 .

Two of the occupants of the car - both male aged in their teens - managed to swim to the shore.

However, a third male, aged 19 years, was later taken from the water by coastguard and emergency services.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital for a post mortem examination.

The scene remains preserved pending a full technical examination.

Investigating Gardai are appealing for witnesses.

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