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Man (35) dies in two-car collision in Dublin

The occupants of the second car were seriously injured.
Feb 2nd 2017, 7:50 AM 24,186 21

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a car crash in Rush, Co Dublin, in which a man (35) died last night.

The two-car collision occurred on the Skerries Road near the intersection with St Catherine’s estate at approximately 11.30pm.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene. The male driver, who was the sole occupant of one car, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to the mortuary at James Connolly Memorial Hospital.

The three occupants of the second car – a 24-year-old woman and two men, aged 28 and 45 – were injured and taken to Beaumont and James Connolly Memorial hospitals, and their conditions are described serious but non-life threatening.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with any information to contact them at Balbriggan Garda Station on 01 8020510, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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