A man and woman have been killed in a crash in South Dublin. It happened at around 1.30am this morning.
That’s when a car collided with a lamppost on Butterfield Avenue in Rathfarnham.
Their bodies have been removed to Tallaght University Hospital. Forensic collision investigators are at the scene and the road has since been reopened.
GSOC has confirmed it is investigating the incident as the victims talked with officers shortly before their vehicle left the road.
In a statement, GSOC have said they “can confirm that the incident was referred to GSOC under s.102 of the Garda Siochana Act and that GSOC is conducting an examination”.
According to RTE News, two Garda patrol cars came across the car just minutes before the crash.
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.