THE Garda Ombudsman Commission is investigating the circumstances of serious road crash in Limerick city in which a young man was critically injured.
The crash, which involved a stolen car, happened shortly after midnight near Punches Cross.
A number of cars were in collision and it is understood one of them was being pursued by a marked garda patrol car at the time.
The 17-year-old male driver of one of the cars received serious injuries, while two women who were also in the car suffered non-life threatening injuries.
The occupants of the other car were not seriously injured.