37-year-old man killed in Redcastle crash

Gardai are investigating a single-vehicle collision in Redcastle, in which a 37-year-old man was killed.
Gardai are investigating a single-vehicle collision in Redcastle, in which a 37-year-old man was killed.
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A 37-year-old man has been killed in a road traffic collision in Redcastle.

Gardai in Buncrana are investigating the single vehicle fatal RTC, which occurred at approximately 11pm at Clar, Redcastle at 11pm on Sunday night.

Gardai confirmed that the collision occurred on a minor road, immediately off the Muff to Moville road, approximately six miles outside Moville.

The male driver was the only occupant in the car.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the morgue at Letterkenny General Hospital where a post mortem is expected to be carried out this morning, Monday, 3rd November.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place. The road is expected to remain closed until this afternoon.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the collision or anyone who may have been on the road between 9.30pm and 11.15pm on the 2nd November to contact Buncrana Garda station on 074 9320540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

The man’s death is the second to occur in Inishowen in the past few days.

On Thursday, a male motorcyclist in his 50’s was fatally injured when he was involved in a collision with two cars at Lisfannon, Burt.