Man dies after single vehicle crash in Co Cork

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after incident on N25 Cork to Waterford road near Youghal

A man in his 30s has died following a single vehicle collision in Co Cork early this morning.

A man in his 30s has died following a single vehicle collision in Co Cork early this morning.

Sat, Dec 21, 2013, 11:44

A man in his 30s has died following a single vehicle collision in Co Cork early this morning.

The man was travelling east on the N25 Waterford to Cork road when his car went out of control and hit ditches on the Youghal bypass at about 7.15am.

The man was removed from the scene by the emergency services but died en route to Cork University Hospital.

Gardaí have closed the road and diversions have been put in place to allow a garda forensic crash investigator to examine the scene but the road was expected to re-open by lunchtime.

Anyone who may have been on the N25 near Youghal this morning and witnessed the collision is asked to contact Youghal Garda station on (024) 92000 or Midleton Garda station on (021) 4621550.