Tue, 25 Jan 2022

CO CLARE, Ireland - A young man aged in his 20s has been killed in a head-on collision on Wednesday morning.

Gardai remain at the scene of the fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the outskirts of Bodyke village in Co. Clare at approximately 5:45am Wednesday.

The two cars collided on the R352.

The driver of one car, the man in his 20s, who was the only occupant in his vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to the mortuary at University Hospital Limerick around 9:10am Wednesday.

The driver of the other car, who was also the only occupant, was injured and was transported by ambulance to hospital.

The R352 road between Bodyke and Ennis is currently closed while Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place.

Garda are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dashcam) is asked to make this available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ennis Garda Station 065 684 8100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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