Driver dies after car hits wall at N4 in Lucan, Co Dublin

Garda appeals for witnesses after vehicle veers off dual carriageway

N4 crash: the scene of the fatal collision, close to the Lucan exit. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

N4 crash: the scene of the fatal collision, close to the Lucan exit. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

 

A man has died after a single-vehicle collision on the N4 at Lucan, in west Co Dublin, on Monday afternoon.

The driver (32) was in a car that veered from the carriageway and hit a stone wall on the citybound approach to junction 4a. The man, who had been alone in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His body was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. A postmortem will be carried out by the coroner’s office.

The Garda has appealed for witnesses to contact Lucan Garda station, on 01-6667300, or call Garda Confidential, on 1800-666111.

The man’s death brings to 116 the number of people killed on the roads so far this year, including 47 drivers.