Gardaí are currently at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in the townland of Clonhaston outside Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. The single vehicle collision occurred at approximately 7.30pm this evening, Sunday 29th May 2022.
The vehicle collided with a roadside ditch on the R744 in Clonhaston and subsequently went on fire. The driver of the car, details currently unknown, was fatally injured during the collision. The body of the deceased remains at the scene.
The R744 is currently closed and will remain closed overnight as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí in Enniscorthy are appealing to any person who may have information in relation to this incident to contact them.
Any person who was travelling on the R744 outside Enniscorthy this evening and through Clonhaston between 7.15pm and 7.40pm is asked to contact investigating Gardaí. Road users who may have camera (including dash cam) footage of this area are asked to make it available to Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda Station on 053 924 2580, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station