Monday 18 December 2017

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.

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