Gardaí in Clontarf are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at the Clontarf Road/Malahide Road junction in Dublin, in the early hours of this morning Friday, 10th August, 2018.
The male driver (late forties) of the van collided with fencing at Fairview Park and was fatally injured. His body has been removed to Dublin City Morgue. The female passenger (late forties) was seriously injured and was taken to the Mater Hospital where her condition is described as critical. A male child was also in the van (13 years) who was taken to Temple Street Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
Garda forensic collision investigators officers are at scene and the road is currently closed to traffic. Local traffic diversions are in place and have been tweeted.
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Officers have been notified of the incident.
Anyone with information in relation to the collision are asked to contact Clontarf Garda Station on 01 - 6664800, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Ref No: 803/'18.