Man dies and two people injured after car hits bridge in Co Clare

It happened at Caherogan, Miltown Malbay in the early hours of this morning

Man dies and two people injured after car hits bridge in Co Clare

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A man has died and two other people have been injured in a crash in Co Clare.

The single-vehicle crash happened at Caherogan, Miltown Malbay at around 4.15am this morning.

A 30-year-old man died after the car hit a bridge.

The driver of the car - a 28-year-old man - and another passenger - a 26-year-old woman - were injured, and have been taken to University Hospital Limerick.

The road has been closed, and a forensic examination will be carried out at the scene.

Gardaí are calling for witnesses to contact Miltown Malbay Garda Station on 065-708-4222, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.