January 24, 2021

LATEST: Man (30) killed in crash on Waterford-Wexford road

A man has been killed in a crash tragedy on the main Waterford to Wexford road.

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 5am on the N25 at Ballinaboola, county Wexford.

The driver, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A female front-seat passenger in her 20s has been taken to University Hospital Waterford with serious injuries.

Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at the scene. The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí at New Ross are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward and for any road users who may have camera footage, including dash-cam, who were travelling in the area at the time to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030, 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 KilkennyNow.ie, WaterfordNow.ie and WicklowNow.ie. 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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