Man Arrested In Connection With Fatal Road Crash In North Clare Released Without Charge

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A man arrested in connection with a fatal road crash in North Clare has been released without charge.

A woman in her thirties lost her life in the collision in Lahinch last evening.

Emergency services were alerted at around twenty to 7 last evening following a single vehicle collision at Lahinch.


A female passenger of the car involved, aged in her 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are no reports of any other serious injuries.

A man in his 30s was arrested at the scene and detained at Ennis Garda Station for questioning.

He’s since been released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

The road has been closed to facilitate a technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

GardaĆ­ are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward.

In particular, they’re seeking camera footage, including dash-cam footage, to be made available to investigating GardaĆ­.

Those who were travelling in the area at the time, or anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Ennistymon Garda Station on 065 707 2180 , the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 , or any Garda Station.