Gardaí investigate after car goes on fire before crashing and killing driver

Gardaí investigate after car goes on fire before crashing and killing driver

There has been a death on Ireland's roads today.

Gardaí said a car collided with a wall after it went on fire on the N72 at Ballygalane, Lower Lismore, Co. Waterford, at around 6.30pm yesterday evening.

A body was removed from the car and was taken to Waterford University Hospital. No other vehicle was involved in the incident.

There was only one person in the car, and Gardaí could provide no further details of the deceased as the body has not been positively identified.

The road was closed for a forensic examination, but has since reopened.

Witnesses are asked to contact Dungarvan Garda Station on 058 48600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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