Man (70s) dies in Walkinstown following four car collision

Man (70s) dies in Walkinstown following four car collision

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a 70-year-old died in Walkinstown this afternoon following a four car collision in the area.

The incident occurred at around 1:10pm on St Peter’s Road.


The stretch of road remains closed between the junction of St James’s Road and Limekiln Road.

In a statement released by gardai they said: “Gardaí in Crumlin are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision involving four cars on St Peter’s Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12.

“The incident occurred at 1.10pm on Thursday the 16th February 2017.

“A man in his 70s who was the sole occupant of the vehicle was pronounced dead at scene and removed to Tallaght Hospital.

“The occupants of the three other vehicles involved were unharmed. The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.

“Gardaí are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them at Crumlin Garda Station 01 6666200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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