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Fatal road traffic collision in Gorey, Wexford on the 24/10/10 - Person charged

A man will appear before Gorey District Court this morning, the 13th January 2011.

He has been charged in connection with a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on Sunday, the 24th October 2010.

Please see Press Release below


Garda Press Office.


Gardaí at Gorey are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred shortly after 2.30am this morning, Sunday 24th October 2010, on Main Street, Gorey, Co. Wexford.

A car struck 2 female pedestrians on Main Street and failed to stop.  Both pedestrians were taken to Wexford General Hospital where 1 of them died some time later. The deceased was 20 years old.

The other pedestrian's injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

A car was discovered burnt out later on in the morning in the Kilnahue Lane area of Gorey and it is believed that it may have been the car involved in the collision.

Main Street Gorey is closed at present pending a full technical and forensic examination.

Gardaí are at scene and diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision itself or who may have information in relation to the burning of the car is asked to contact Gorey Garda Station on 053 9430690, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Garda Press Office.