A teenage boy has died in a car crash in Co Donegal.

He was a front seat passenger in a car that lost control and hit a wall at Derryart, on the N56 between Creeslough and Dunfanagh at 12pm this afternoon.

The 19-year-old driver of the car was seriously injured and he has been taken to Letterkenny General Hospital.

The road at Derryart will remain closed pending technical examination and traffic diversions are in place.