Sunday 19 November 2017

Man and woman killed in road collision

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Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man and woman have been killed this afternoon in a road traffic collision.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on the N25 near Barnstown at approximately 1.25pm today.

A male and a female in their 40s were fatally injured when the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision with a 4 x 4 vehicle.

Gardai said they were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies were removed to Waterford Hospital. 

It's understood the driver and passenger of the 4 x4 were taken to Wexford Hospital with injuries described as minor.  

This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses or to anyone who may have ‘dash cam’ footage to contact Wexford Garda Station on 053 9165200, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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