Man dies following collision

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A man in his 60’s has died following a collision at Kilcarney cross, close to Rathdangan this morning.

The collision happened at around 10.15am.

One man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Naas General Hospital.

The driver of the second vehicle, a man in his 20s, was arrested in connection with the collision and was detained at Baltinglass Garda Station.

He has since been released without charge and a file will be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

The road was closed for a time in order to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Baltinglass Garda Station on 059-6482610, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

*ROAD CONDITIONS*

Very wet this evening in the south and south-east of the country. Excess surface water has been reported on routes around Wexford Town. Be sure to reduce your speed and keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front. Only drive through water if you know it’s not too deep for your car.

N11/ WICKLOW: Gardai are advising caution on the N11 Dublin/ Wexford Rd in both directions between J17 Rathnew and J20 Arklow North due to excess surface.

 

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