Woman, 70s, killed in collision with truck in Waterford

A woman has died after the vehicle she was driving collided with a truck in Waterford this morning. The incident occurred at around 9.20am on the N25 at Garranbane in Dungarvan. The woman, aged in her 70s, was treated at the scene by emergency services but was subsequently pronounced dead.

The man who was driving the truck has been taken to Waterford University Hospital, where he is currently receiving treatment for injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road remains closed pending the conclusion of a forensic examination, and local diversions are in place. A total of 100 people have now been killed on Irish roads this year - 13 more than at the same time in 2023.

Gardai have issued an appeal for anyone who may have witnessed this morning's collision to make contact with investigators. "Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 9.20am on Tuesday morning, 9th July 2024 near Dungarvan, Co Waterford[3]," said a spokesperson for An Garda Siochana[4]. "The collision involved a truck and a car which occurred on the N25 at Garranbane.

"The driver of the car, a woman aged in her 70s, was treated by emergency services at the scene but passed away from her injuries. The driver of the truck (male) has been taken to Waterford University Hospital where he is receiving treatment for injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening," they added. "The road remains closed at this time with an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators currently under way.

Local diversions remain in place. Gardai[5] are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. "Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area at the time of the collision are asked to make this footage available to gardai." Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dungarvan Garda Station on 058 48600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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