Man in 20s dies after his car hits wall in Co Waterford

Motorist pronounced dead at scene and body removed to University Hospital Waterford

A man in his 20s was fatally injured in a single-vehicle road incident in Co Waterford this evening.

Gardaí in Tramore are investigating the incident, which occurred near O'Keeffe's Cross, Dunhill, at about 6pm.

The driver was fatally injured when his car, of which he was the sole occupant, hit a wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to University Hospital Waterford.

The road was closed but has since reopened.


Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Tramore Garda station on 051-391620, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

Peter Smyth

Peter Smyth is a digital production journalist at The Irish Times