Man questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving after pedestrian killed in Donegal collision

Man questioned on suspicion of dangerous driving after pedestrian killed in Donegal collision

Update: 12.30pm: Gardaí are questioning a man on suspicion of dangerous driving after a pedestrian was hit and killed in a crash near Derry's border with Donegal.

The vehicle struck two people late last night in Bridgend.

A man in his 20s died in hospital while a second wasn't seriously injured.

Sinn Féin Councillor, Caoimhe McKnight, has said the community is heartbroken.

8am: A pedestrian has died following a road collision in Donegal last night.The incident happened at around 11.55pm at Bridgend on Inishowen peninsula when a silver Opel Omega car collided with two pedestrians.One of the pedestrians, a man in his 20s, was later pronounced dead at Aughnegelvin Area Hospital.The second pedestrian, a man in his 20s, was not seriously injured.The driver on the car, a man in his 30s, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of dangerous driving and is being detained at Buncrana garda station.The road remains closed and diversions are in place.Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident to contact them at Buncrana Garda Station on 074 9320540. They are, in particular, appealing to a couple who flagged down a garda patrol car at a filling station in Brigend and reported the crash, to make contact with Buncrana garda station.- Digital Desk

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