Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal crash in Co Wicklow

The crash happened in Arklow in the early hours of Monday morning

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal crash in Co Wicklow

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Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information following a fatal crash in Co Wicklow earlier this week.

The crash happened on the Coolgreany Road in Arklow at around 2.20am on Monday morning (June 5th).

A pedestrian - aged in his 40s - was was struck by a car.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene, and his body was removed to St Columcille's Hospital in Loughlinstown.

The driver of the car was not injured.

Gardaí are now appealing for witnesses, including anyone who was in the Coolgreaney / Ballyduff Road (also known as Johnstown Road) area of Arklow between 1.30am and 2.30am on Monday.

Inspector Ronan Lawlor said: "This collision occurred on a wet night in the earlier hours of a bank holiday Monday.

"We would like to speak to anyone who was near Coolgreaney Road in the vicinity of St. Saviours Church, Ballyraine Bridge or Ballyduff Road which is the M11 underpass. We would particularly like to speak to anyone who may have a dash cam on their vehicle."

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Arklow Garda Station on 040-226-320, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.