Ballinaboola crash victim is named

By Dan Walsh

The man who died in last night’s three vehicle road traffic collision on the N25 Wexford-New Ross road on the Wexford side of Ballinaboola has been named as P.J. Whitty, Hillview, Carnagh, Gusserane, New Ross.

PJ is survived by his loving parents Kathleen and Paddy (Whitty), partner Melissa (Whelan), daughters Abby, Katie and Emily, brothers Larry, Mark, Liam, Diarmuid and Óisín, sisters Amanda, Jamie and Áine, nephews, nieces, extended family and a large circle of friends.


Funeral arrangements to be announced later.

The collision involving two cars and a tractor occurred at approximately 7.10pm last evening (Wednesday).
The driver (P.J. Whitty) of one of the vehicles, a male in his early 40s, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Two juvenile female passengers of this vehicle were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious Injuries.
The two male drivers of the other vehicle, aged 70s and 30s, were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious injuries.
No other injuries have been reported.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward.
Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling along this route between 6.40pm and 7.15pm are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact New Ross Garda Station on 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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