The car in which a man was killed after it collided with a wall in Trim early this morning had previously come to the attention of  Gardai and now the forces Ombudsman is to review the incident.

A Garda sp0kesman told Meath Live, ‘Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Trim, Co. Meath in the early hours of Monday morning, 2nd May 2022 at 1.55 am.

A car collided with a wall on Patrick Street. The driver of the car, a male aged in his 40s, was seriously injured during the collision. He was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where he later passed away.

The scene of the collision on Patrick Street remains closed this afternoon as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene.

Gardaí in Trim are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this incident to contact them.

Any person who was in the vicinity of Patrick Street between 1.30am and 2.00am this morning, including any road users who may have camera footage (including dashcam), is asked to get in touch.

Anyone with any information in relation to this incident should contact Trim Garda Station on 046 948 1540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Investigations are ongoing.

As the car involved in this collision had come to the attention of Gardaí prior to the incident, An Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) have been notified.’