Monday 1 May 2017

Man (50) dies after his car collides with truck

Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Garda Traffic Corps. Stock picture
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man has died after a fatal road collision in Co Kilkenny this morning.

The incident happened at approximately 7.30am at Garryduff, Paulstown. One person was pronounced dead.

Gardaí say the collision involved a truck and a car and the male car driver (50) died at the scene. 

The truck driver was taken to St. Luke's General Hospital but his injuries are non life threatening.

The road is currently closed pending an examination of the area by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Thomastown Garda Station on 056 - 7754150, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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