Third teenager dies following car going into water in Galway City

Galway Daily news Missing 17 year old teenager found safe and well

A third teenager has died today after a car went into the water in Galway City in the early hours of Saturday.

Gardaí and emergency services responded to a car going into the water at Menlo pier on the outskirts of the city at appriximately 2:40am this morning.

Three teenage males were taken from the water and brought to University Hospital Galway.

Two of the males were later pronounced dead at hospital, while Gardaí said that the third was in critical condition.

In a statement this evening, Gardaí have said that the third teenager has now also passed away.

The scene at Menlo Pier remains preserved for technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who has information that can assist with this investigation to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.