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Tragic Man dies in hospital after single vehicle collision on the N18 in Co Clare

Local diversions are in place as Forensic Collision Investigators conduct an examination of the scene

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Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact them (FILE PHOTO)

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact them (FILE PHOTO)

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact them (FILE PHOTO)

A man has died in hospital after a car crash on the N18 in Co Clare. 

The driver, who was in his 40s, was the sole occupant of the vehicle that crashed at Cratloekeel between Junction 5 Cratloe and Junction 4 Limerick at approximately 11.55am.

Local diversions are in place as Forensic Collision Investigators conduct an examination of the scene.

“Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 11.55am on the N18 at Cratloekeel in County Clare on Saturday,” gardai said.

“The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle involved, a man in his 40s, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Limerick University Hospital where he later passed away.

A post-mortem examination will be conducted at a later date.

“The N18 at Cratloekeel between Junction 5 Cratloe and Junction 4 Limerick is currently closed as Forensic Collision Investigators conduct an examination of the scene.”

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

“In particular, any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N18 at Cratloekeel between 11.45am and 12pm are asked to make this footage available to gardaí,” they added.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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