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Man, 20s, dies in horror early morning road smash in Cork as Gardai … – The Irish Sun

A MAN aged in his 20s has died at the scene of a horror single-vehicle road smash in Co Cork.

Gardai are currently at the scene of the fatal crash that occurred at around 6:45am this morning at Gortnalahee, Carrignavar.


The collision occurred just before 7am at Gortnalahee, Carrignavar, County CorkCredit: GOOGLE MAPS
Gardai are currently at the scene of the fatal crash


Gardai are currently at the scene of the fatal crash

The man was the driver and only occupant of the car, cops have confirmed.

The road at Gortnalahee remains closed and a technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators will be conducted.

Local diversions have been put in place and delays are expected.

Gardai have issued an appeal to the public and asked any one who may have any information, including those with dash-cam footage, to come forward.

In a statement this morning, a spokesperson said: “Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

“Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the Gortnalahee area between 6:35am and 6:55am are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda station on 021 4946200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.”

Separately, Gardai and emergency services raced to the scene of a three-vehicle smash on the M50 in Dublin last night.


The crash occurred at Junction 6, Blanchardstown in the southbound direction at approximately 6:45pm yesterday evening.

Gardai this morning confirmed that no injuries were reported as a result of the smash.

Dublin Fire Brigade confirmed that they were on the scene of the smash and cleared it shortly after 7pm.

It is understood that the road traffic accident caused some traffic delays.

In a statement this morning, a Garda spokesperson said: “This was a collision involving three vehicles that occurred at approximately 6:45pm on Wednesday 28th November 2023 on the M50 Junction 6 Southbound in Dublin 15. No injuries were reported.”

The crash comes after a seven-vehicle road traffic collision on the M50 yesterday morning.

The crash occurred at Junction 9, Red Cow in the southbound direction, and initially resulted in the closure of the right and middle lanes.

There have been no injuries reported due to the smash.

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