Man (80s) killed in fatal road traffic collision in Donegal 1 month ago

Man (80s) killed in fatal road traffic collision in Donegal

The incident occurred on Thursday evening.

A man aged in his 80s has died following a fatal road traffic collision in Donegal on Thursday evening (16 September).


The crash occurred at Greenbank, Quigley's Point in Muff at approximately 5.30pm, when two vehicles collided on the R238.

The male driver in his 80s was the sole occupant of his vehicle and was fatally injured during the collision. His body was later removed to the mortuary at Letterkenny General Hospital, with a post-mortem examination set to take place at a later date.

The driver and passenger of the other vehicle – two men aged in their 30s – received treatment for their injuries at the scene. Gardaí closed the road overnight for a technical examination which is set to resume this morning.

Gardaí have issued an appeal to anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward. They are particularly keen to speak with road users that were travelling between Muff and Quigley's Point between 5pm and 5.30pm on Thursday, and who may have dash cam footage relevant to the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to make contact with Buncrana Garda Station on 074 932 0540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.