Sunday , October 24 2021

Man released without charge after fatal accident


A man who was detained by Gardaí in Gorey after a car accident yesterday, which claimed the life of a driver in his 30s, was released without charge, reports Conor Kane.

A file is being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The incident occurred when a truck traveling north on the M11 at Co Wexford struck a car that was parked on the shoulder near the Clogh roundabout on the outskirts of Gorey at around 2:10 p.m.

The car caught fire as a result of the collision and the driver suffered fatal injuries.

He was the only person in the car.

Emergency services including gardaí, ambulances and two firefighters participated in the scene and the road was closed for several hours while the police forensic collision investigators were conducting an examination.

It is understood that the man who died was of Wexford Co.

Gardaí appealed to all camera drivers who were traveling from Camolin north towards Clogh on the M11 between 1350 and 1415 yesterday to contact Gorey Garda Station on 053 9430690 or Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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