Man (20s) dies in Ferns road crash

By Dan Walsh

A man in his 20s has died following a two-vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at Ballintore, near Ferns, at approximately 5.20pm yesterday.

The deceased was the sole occupant of the first car. His body was taken from the scene to University Hospital Waterford where a post mortem will take place.

The driver of the second vehicle, a woman in her 50s, and seriously injured was taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin where her condition is described as critical.

The road is closed and local diversions are in place.

The road will remain closed overnight and gardaí say the examination of the scene will begin tomorrow morning at first light.

Gardaí are appealing to any road users who were travelling in the area at the time and may have camera footage.

Anyone with any information should contact Enniscorthy Garda Station on (053) 9233534, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda Station.

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