Gardaí have confirmed that a young male has died following a collision on the N7 Naas Road outbound earlier this morning.
The single vehicle collision occurred at around 6.20am between J2 Kingswood and J3 Citywest.
The man, who is in his 20s, was fatally injured when the 4x4 vehicle he was driving and sole occupant collided with the barrier. He was taken to Tallaght Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Clondalkin Garda Station on 01 6667600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
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