Man is dead while woman is fighting for life following crash this morning in Dublin

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Man is dead while woman is fighting for life following crash this morning in Dublin
By Louise McCarthy 7:51 Friday 10th of August 2018

During the early hours of this morning a man died in a crash on a Dublin road that has left a  female passenger  in a critical condition while a teenage boy is in hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Gardaí in Clontarf are investigating the single vehicle  crash  at the Clontarf Road/Malahide Road junction in Dublin, that claimed the life of a man in his late 40s.

The male driver  of the van collided with fencing at Fairview Park and was fatally injured.  The female passenger , also in her late 40s, was seriously injured.She  was taken to the Mater Hospital where her condition is described as critical. A 13-year-old  was taken to Temple Street Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

Garda forensic collision investigators officers are at the scene and the road is currently closed to traffic. Local traffic diversions are in place.
 Anyone with information in relation to the collision are asked to contact Clontarf Garda Station on 01 - 6664800, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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