Man dies following road collision in Clare

Man dies following road collision in Clare

Very sad news from Clare this morning.


Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his 30s died in the early hours of this morning (23 February) when his car left the road and collided with a wall.


The incident occurred at around 3am on the R465 at Roo East between Ardnacrush and Broadford, in Clare.


The deceased was pronounced dead at the scene, and Gardaí have noted that he was the sole occupant of the car at the time of the collision.


The man's body has since been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Limerick and the local Coroner has been notified.

The crash site and car have been preserved for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local Scenes of Crime Officers. The road is currently closed to traffic and local diversions are in place.


Investigating Gardaí are now appealing to anyone with information, particularly any road users with camera footage who were travelling the R465 between Ardnacrusha and Broadford around the time of the collision, to contact them at Henry Street Garda Station 061-212400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.


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