Driver died after bus crash involving camogie team

The bus driver who died after crashing in Waterford on Tuesday night was bringing a victorious camogie team home from a match.

The bus carrying the Cork Institute of Technology senior team crashed into a field at Grange, Ardmore, at approximately 10.10pm.

While the 29 passengers were uninjured, the driver, Seamus McCarthy, a Doneraile native in his 70s, died in hospital a few hours later.

CIT said in a statement: “Seamus was a great friend to CIT Student GAA Club. CIT offers its sympathies to his wife and family on their sad loss. CIT is indebted to Waterford emergency services including fire brigade, ambulance service and gardaí for the support and assistance given at the scene.”

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the crash to contact Dungarvan Garda Station on 058 48600.


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