Man appears in court in connection with crash that resulted in teenage boy's death

Man appears in court in connection with crash that resulted in teenage boy's death

A man has appeared in court in connection with a fatal crash in Wicklow earlier today.

A 13-year-old boy died following the incident at Annamoe at 6.40am this morning.

The driver of the car was arrested on suspicion of drink driving.

The teenager was a passenger in a car that crashed into a ditch near Annamore. After the collision the boy and the driver of the car began walking along the road towards Roundwood.

They were picked up by a passing car, but the boy's condition deteriorated and he died en-route to Loughlinstown Hospital.

The driver of the car, a man aged in his 30s, was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving and brought to Wicklow garda station.

The Roundwood to Annamoe road has been closed to allow for a forensic examination of the scene.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact Gardaí.


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