19-year-old killed in Mountcharles car crash named

A 19 year old man has died in a one-car collision on the outskirts of Mountcharles, near Donegal Town.

It happened at around 2am this morning.

Gardai and members of the emergency services were called to the scene on the Station Road on Mountcharles shortly before 2 o clock this morning, following a single vehicle collision.

The 19 year old driver lost his life. He's been named locally as Christopher Kane from Mountcharles. It's believed he was preparing to move to Australia in a few weeks time.

Three three men in the car, all believed to be in their late teens, were taken to hospital.  It’s understood their injuries are not life threatening.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact Ballyshannon Garda Station on 071 985 8530.