Man (20s) dies in two-car collision in Co Clare

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to crash on outskirts of Bodyke village on Wednesday

A man in his 20s has died after a collision in Co Clare early on Wednesday morning.

Two cars collided on the R352 on the outskirts of Bodyke village at about 5.45am, a Garda spokeswoman said.

The driver of one of the cars, the man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body has been taken to the mortuary at University Hospital Limerick.

The R352 road between Bodyke and Ennis was closed, while forensic investigators conducted a technical examination. Local diversions were put in place.


Gardaí were at the scene of the crash on Wednesday morning. They are appealing to any witnesses to come forward and for dash-cam footage to be made available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ennis Garda station on 065-684- 8100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda station.