22-year-old man seriously injured following road traffic accident


Gardaí in Donegal are currently investigating a road traffic accident which has left a 22-year-old man in a serious condition in Letterkenny University Hospital.

According to emerging reports, the single-vehicle collision occurred in Burnfoot, approximately five miles from Buncrana, in the early hours of this morning.

A Garda spokesman elaborated on the details, saying: "The collision occurred at approximately 3.10am on the 15th December on the main  Buncrana to Letterkenny Rd at Tieveban, Burnfoot." 

"The 4×4 collided with a stone wall. Emergency services attended the scene, the driver and sole occupant was seriously injured and taken by ambulance to Letterkenny University Hospital."

It has been established that diversions have been put in place and the road remains closed to facilitate a forensic examination.

Gardaí have issued an appeal to anyone who may have used that road between 2.50am and 3.20am this morning, and advised them to contact Buncrana Garda station on 074 9320540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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