A 22-year-old man has died following a single vehicle collision in the early hours of this morning.
The incident occurred at approximately 3am on the N25 road between Waterford and New Ross, around 7km outside Waterford City.
The driver and sole occupant of the car was seriously injured when the car he was driving struck a ditch.
He was taken to Waterford General Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
The road was currently closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision Examination but has since reopened.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station 056 7754150, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.