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Saturday 25 November 2017

One man dies as three cars collide in thick fog

Niall O’Connor

A YOUNG man has died following a multi-vehicle road collision in Kilkenny.

The accident happened on the N10 road at Danesfort – 6km from Kilkenny City - at around 8.30am this morning.

A man in his twenties died at the scene, while three others were injured.

It's believed that three cars were involved in the collision - which took place amid thick fog.

One of the cars is understood to have caught fire.

The three injured people were rushed to St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny city where they are being treated for their wounds.

It's understood that one of the three suffered serious injuries while the other two suffered minor injuries.

A forensic examination was carried out at the scene and the road was closed until this afternoon.

Gardai in Kilkenny are appealing for witnesses.

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