Man killed in two-vehicle collision

Man killed in two-vehicle collision

A man has died after his car collided with a truck in Cork, in the early hours of this morning.

The man, in his early 30s, was fatally injured in the collision.

He was pronounced dead shortly after the crash, at 4:30am.

He was the sole occupant of the car that collided with the truck on the N72 at Longueville, Eden Hill, Mallow.

His body was taken to Cork University Hospital where a post mortem is to be arranged. He was the sole occupant of this car. No other injuries were reported.

Gardai were called to the scene, and the road remains closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Diversions are in place.

Investigating gardai are appealing for witnesses, and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Mallow garda station on 022 31450, the garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.