Elderly man dies after two-car collision

Elderly man dies after two-car collision

A 72-year-old man has died in hospital after a crash involving two cars in Co Donegal on August 30.

Gardai in Lifford investigating a serious collision can confirm that the 72-year-old driver of one of the cars involved passed away at University Hospital Letterkenny on Friday, September 9.

The two-car collision on August 30 occurred on the Lifford to Letterkenny road, just outside Lifford at approximately 3.15pm.

The tragic 72-year-old driver, the sole occupant of one car, was injured and taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where he passed away last Friday.

The other car was driven by a male in his early 30s who was uninjured.

Two passengers, both children under seven years, were also unhurt in the collision.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses, or anyone who may have been on the road between 3pm and 3.15pm, to contact them in Letterkenny on 074 9167100, the garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.