Man dies in Waterford accident involving HGV and tractor

A man has died in a road accident involving a HGV and a tractor in Co Waterford.

The accident happened on the N25 Waterford bypass at approximately 3pm yesterday afternoon.

The driver and only occupant of the HGV, a man aged in his early 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor, a 25-year old man, was taken to University Hospital Waterford with non-life-threatening injuries.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene. The local Coroner has been notified.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Waterford Garda Station 051-305300, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

More in this Section

Woman to appear in court in connection with Dublin drug seizure worth €1.4m

No winner of tonight's Lotto jackpot worth almost €4.7m

Gardaí appeal for help locating Dublin teen

Gardaí investigate burglary of 98-year-old Kilkenny woman

Today's Stories

Machete-hurley among weapons seized in raids in north Cork

Mother asks HSE to help son jailed for assaulting her

Don't rain on our St Patrick’s Day: A guide to start times and places for today's parades

Twins no longer identical after one brother's year on International Space Station


The biggest cancer killer will take your breath away

Hopefully she had an idea...

Power of the press: Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks discuss 'The Post'

More From The Irish Examiner