Man (40s) dies following single-vehicle crash in Co Clare

Man pronounced dead at scene of incident on N18 in Bunratty on Friday afternoon

The road is closed and local diversions are in place. A technical examination is being conducted by Garda forensic collision investigators. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The road is closed and local diversions are in place. A technical examination is being conducted by Garda forensic collision investigators. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

 

A man in his 40s has died following a road crash in Co Clare on Friday afternoon.

Gardaí received reports of a single-vehicle crash involving an SUV towing a trailer on the N18 in Bunratty at 2.10pm.

The man in his 40s was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to University Hospital Limerick, where a postmortem will take place at a later date.

The road is closed and local diversions are in place. A technical examination is being conducted by Garda forensic collision investigators.

Investigating gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. They are particularly appealing to any road users who were travelling on this road at the time with camera footage to make this available to them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Shannon Garda station on 061 365 900, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.