May 18, 2021

BREAKING: Remains of man killed in tractor tragedy brought to Waterford hospital

The remains of a man who was killed in a road tragedy outside New Ross have been removed to University Hospital Waterford (UHW) for a post mortem examination.

The victim, who was in his 70s, died after the tractor he was driving overturned at Ballinabanogue, New Ross in county Wexford at around 10.15am this morning.

Gardaí this evening appealed for any witnesses to the single-vehicle collision to come forward.

A Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the Ballinabanogue / Ballywilliam area at the time to make this footage available to Gardaí.

“Anyone with any information is asked to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426 030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

Shane Doran

Shane Doran is founder and Co-Managing Editor of News Now Media, incorporating, and He is a former newspaper editor who has held senior executive roles across five national newspaper titles, both broadsheet and tabloid. He was News Editor and Executive Editor of the Irish Independent for more than seven years and spent a number of years in South Africa where he worked as editor of The Daily Voice newspaper. Shane has held senior editorial position with The Sunday Independent, The Herald and The Irish Daily Star and has served as Executive Editor (Group) of Independent News & Media (INM), Ireland’s largest newspaper group.

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