HGV driver killed after collision with tractor


A HGV driver has been killed after a collision with a tractor in Waterford.

According to gardai the crash took place on the N25 Waterford bypass at approximately 3pm yesterday afternoon.

Gardai say that a HGV and a tractor were involved in the collision.

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

The 25-year-old man who was driving the tractor 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.