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Man (20s) dies after crashing into wall in Cork city

The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.

An area near Dublin Pike in Cork.
An area near Dublin Pike in Cork.
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Updated Dec 15th 2019, 11:45 AM

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING a collision involving a man in his 20s who died after crashing into a wall in the outskirts of Cork city this morning. 

The incident occurred at around 2.45am on the Glenville Road, Ballincrokig on the northside of the city.

Emergency services were called to the scene. The man, who was the driver and only occupant of the car, was treated at the scene by paramedics.

The road remains closed as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are examining the scene. 

The body will be removed to Cork University Hospital (CUH) for a post-mortem examination. 

Gardaí are appealing for any person who may have any information or any road users who may have travelled the road from 2:30–5:30am this morning who may have camera footage to contact Mayfield Garda Station on 021 455 8510, Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Updates by Orla Dwyer. 

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