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Sunday 22 October 2017

Elderly tourist (70s) dies in car collision with truck

Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Catherine Devine

Catherine Devine

An elderly tourist has died after a car collision with a truck in Co Donegal.

The man (70s), who is believed to be an American tourist, was seriously injured in the car collision on Monday afternoon.

The accident, between a hire car and a truck, occurred on the N15 close to the Ballintra/Rossnowlagh Crossroads.

The man was rushed to Sligo General Hospital where he died last night.

The driver of the truck was unhurt but treated for shock at the scene.

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