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Man dies following road crash in Clare

A man has died following a single-vehicle car crash in Clare.

Gardaí said the road collision happened at 11:55am this morning on the N18 at Cratloekeel in Clare.

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A Garda spokesperson confirmed: “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. Local diversions are in place,” the spokesperson continued.

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Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact them, particularly anyone who may have footage – including dashcam footage – while traveling on the N18 at Cratloekeel between 11:45am and 12:00pm this morning.

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