Gardai investigating fatal car crash in Butterfield Avenue

by Padraig Conlon

Gardaí in Tallaght are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the early hours of this morning at Butterfield Avenue, Templeogue.

A single vehicle collision occurred when that car left the road and collided with a lamppost.

One man and woman (ages unknown) were fatally injured and their bodies have been removed to Tallaght University Hospital.

A post mortem will take place later today.

GSOC were informed of this road traffic collision and are conducting an examination.

The Garda Forensic Collision Investigation Unit have conducted their examination of the scene and the road has reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who travelled the road at the time of the collision, and who may have dash cam footage, to contact Gardaí in Tallaght on 01 – 6666000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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