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Monday 19 November 2018

Driver killed as car leaves road and strikes wall in early hours of morning

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A MAN in his late 40s has died after the car he was driving left the road and struck a wall at approximately 2.15am on Sunday morning.

Gardaí are investigating the single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N4 inbound at Lucan in west Dublin.

"A man in his late 40s, driver and sole occupant of the car was fatally injured when his car left the road and struck a wall at approximately 2.15 am this morning," a garda spokesman said. 

"The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to Blanchardstown Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

"The road at the scene of the collision has reopened as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have completed their examination."

Gardaí are appealing to any persons who may have witnesses the collision or can assist them in the investigation to contact them at Lucan Garda Station at 01 6667300, the Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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