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Man killed in single-vehicle collision after car leaves road

Man killed in single-vehicle collision after car leaves road

A man in his 20s died this afternoon after his car left the road in a Co Tipperary accident.

Gardai in Cahir garda station are investigating a single-vehicle fatal road traffic collision in Co Tipperary.

The incident occurred on the R687 (Poulmucka to Barne Road) at approximately 1.30pm today.

A male in his 20s was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body currently remains at the scene.

The stretch of road where the crash occurred is currently closed in order to facilitate an examination by garda forensic collision investigators.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses who may have travelled this stretch of road between 1.15pm and 1.40pm today to contact Cahir garda station on 052 7445630, the garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.