A teenage boy has died in a single-vehicle crash in Redcastle on Friday evening. 

Gardaí in Buncrana are appealing for witnesses following the tragic road crash at Tullyalley, Redcastle.

The young teen, understood to be only 14 years old, was driving the car when it crashed between 5pm and 6pm last evening, Friday June 8th 2018.

The teenager was the only occupant and was fatally injured when the car he was driving lost control and crashed.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital.

The stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074 9320540, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.