An 18-year-old man has died following a single-vehicle collision in Co Clare.
The incident occurred in the Cratloekeel area of Cratloe at around 2.55am this morning.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene.
The area has been preserved for a technical examination and gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.
They are particularly interested in speaking with motorists who travelled in the area who may have dashcam footage.
People with information are asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.
The incident was the second fatality on the country's roads overnight after a man in his 30s died after he was struck by a car in Co Cork.
The vehicle involved did not stay at the scene and gardaí are appealing for people who can assist with their investigation to come forward.