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Man(60s) dies after car crashes into ditch in Co Donegal; Female passenger survives the collision

Man(60s) dies after car crashes into ditch in Co Donegal; Female passenger survives the collision

Following a horrific car accident in Co. Donegal, a man has passed away. Female (60s) passenger was not hurt in the collision.

The single-vehicle accident that happened near Tooban on the R238 in Burnfoot, Co. Donegal at 4:30 pm on Friday is being looked into by the Garda.

The automobile the driver was operating hit a ditch, leaving the man, who was in his mid-sixties, with serious injuries. He was taken away from the scene and sent in critical condition to Letterkenny University Hospital. Later, he died in a hospital. In due course, a postmortem will be performed.





According to the garda, a female passenger in her early 60s was unharmed in the crash.

"The road is now closed while Forensic Collision Investigators investigate. Local detours have been put in place, they said.

Garda are pleading with any witnesses to contact them if they saw this collision.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, the Buncrana Garda station at 074 932 0540, or any Garda station.