Three men dead following fatal car crash on N7

Three men dead following fatal car crash on N7

By Brenda Mockler

Three men have died following a fatal traffic collision on the N7 at Rathcoole last night, July 7, 2021.

The collision occurred when a car travelling on the wrong side of the road collided with a truck at approximately 11.40pm. The three occupants of the car (all men) received fatal injuries.

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The driver of the truck has since been taken to Tallaght University Hospital to receive treatment for serious injuries.

The road has since reopened but traffic is very slow on approach, and in the area.

A statement released by Gardai said: “Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N7 at Rathcoole in Dublin yesterday, 8th July 2021. 

“Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact them at Clondalkin Garda station on 01 6667600 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

“As the car involved in this collision had come to the attention of Gardaí prior to the incident, An Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) have been notified.”

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