By Dan Walsh
A man in his 40’s has died, and four others were taken to University Hospital Waterford following a road traffic collision involving two cars and a tractor on the N25 (Wexford to New Ross road) at Balinaboola at approximately 7.10pm on Wednesday.
The driver 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 vehicles, aged 70s and 30s, were taken to University Hospital Waterford to be treated for serious injuries.
No other injuries have been reported.
The road is currently closed for technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.
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.