Roads closed after man killed in serious collision in Dublin
A man has died following a two-car collision in Dublin this morning, gardai have said.
The collision occurred on a slip Road off the dual carriageway where Blanchardstown Road north meets Blanchardstown Road south. According to gardai the collision happened at approximately 12.35am.
A 33-year-old male was seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car on Blanchardstown Road south.
He was taken by ambulance to nearby Connolly Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The occupant(s) of the second car failed to remain at the scene, gardai said.
Gardai forensic investigators are currently at the scene and the road has been closed. Diversions are in place.
AA Roadwatch and gardai are reporting closures in the area due to the "serious" collision.
DUBLIN: Blanchardstown Rd Sth closed between jcts of Blanchardstown Centre R/A & M3 flyover at J3 Clonsilla due to a serious crash.— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) November 17, 2015
Fatal RTC at Blanchardstown Rd Sth on scene emergency. Closed until 8a.m. approx. Motorists N3 N/bound take exit 1 or 2 to access B/centre— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) November 17, 2015
The closures will be in place until at least 8am.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Blanchardstown Garda Station 01-6667000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.