Friday 22 June 2018

Garda appeal for witnesses to two-car crash after which one driver died

Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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AN elderly man died after the car he was driving collided with another at a well-known junction in Dublin on Monday.

Gardaí in Kilmainham are appealing for witnesses following the two car collision on Conyngham Road, Dublin 8

"The collision occurred at approximately 11.30am at the junction of Conyngham Road and Island Bridge Gate (Phoenix Park)," a garda spokesman said.

"The driver of one of the cars, an 85-year-old man, was removed by Ambulance to St James Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.  The driver of the second car was also removed to hospital, his injuries are not life threatening."

The scene was examined by local Scenes of Crime members and the Coroner was notified of the death. A post-mortem examination will be carried out the results of which will determine the course of the Garda investigation.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them. Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilmainham Garda Station 01 6669700 or the 1800 666 111.

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