Driver killed in late-night Co. Galway car crash
MOTORIST has been killed in a late-night car crash.
The 24-year-old man died when his car ran into a ditch in Derrymore, Dunmore, Co Galway, shortly before midnight.
His body was removed to University College Hospital Galway for a post-mortem examination.
The road was closed for an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators and local diversions were in place.
Gardai have appealed for witnesses.
A pedestrian was later killed when he was hit by a truck on the M8 motorway close to Mitchelstown, Co Cork.
The southbound lane is closed while investigators examine the scene.
Meanwhile gardai have made a fresh appeal for information following a fatal crash in Dun Laoghaire last Tuesday afternoon.
A man aged in his 30s died at Kill Avenue at about 2.15pm.