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Driver seriously injured after 4x4 crashes into wall in overnight crash

The 22-year-old man has been taken to hospital in Letterkenny for treatment.

The area near where the crash took place, near Burnfoot.
The area near where the crash took place, near Burnfoot.
Image: Google Streetview

A 22-YEAR-OLD MAN has been hospitalised with serious injuries after the 4×4 vehicle he was driving crashed into a wall in the early hours of this morning.

The crash happened at around 3.10am when the man was travelling on the Buncrana to Letterkenny Road near Burnfoot, in an area known as Tieveban.

According to a garda statement:

“The 4×4 collided with a stone wall. Emergency services attended the scene, the driver and sole occupant was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Letterkenny University Hospital.”

A section of the road is closed this morning as forensic tests are carried out. Trucks are being asked to take a diverted route - via Carndonagh.

burnfoot The crash happened near Burnfoot in north Donegal. Source: Google Maps

Witnesses or anyone who was on that particular stretch of road between 2.50am and 3.20am this morning are being asked to contact Buncrana gardaí. People can contact:

  • Buncrana station: 074 9320540
  • The Garda Confidential Line: 1800 666 111
  • Or any Garda station

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