Man (22) dies after Co Wicklow car crash

Vehicle hit a ditch on Milltown Lane near Ashford shortly before midnight

A 22-year-old man has died following a car crash  at Milltown Lane in Ashford (red dot on map), Co Wicklow  at about 11.50pm last night. Image: Google Maps.

A 22-year-old man has died following a car crash at Milltown Lane in Ashford (red dot on map), Co Wicklow at about 11.50pm last night. Image: Google Maps.

 

A 22-year-old man has died following a car crash in Co Wicklow last night.

The crash occurred at Milltown Lane in Ashford at about 11.50pm when the car left the road and hit a ditch.

The driver was fatally injured in the incident and a 26-year-old male passenger sustained minor injuries. He was taken from the scene to St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughlinstown, Co Dublin for treatment.

Traffic diversions are in place near the scene of the crash to allow gardaí carry out a forensic examination.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Wicklow Garda station on (0404) 60140, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.