Young motorist killed in collision with truck


Gardaí in Gorey, Co Wexford are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred this morning.

The collision between a car and a truck occurred at approximately 5.25am on the Ballycanew to Wexford road (Coast Road R741) one mile outside Ballycanew.

The 21-year-old driver of the car was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene.

His remains have been removed to the mortuary at Wexford General Hospital.

The driver of the truck, aged 29, was uninjured in the collision.

There were no passengers in either vehicle.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and local diversions in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gorey Garda Station 053 9430690, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.