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Woman killed in three-car collision in Waterford

An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the crash.

The scene of yesterday's crash.
The scene of yesterday's crash.
Image: Gerry O'Mahony

A WOMAN IN her 50s has died after a three-car collision near Ardmore in Waterford.

Gardaí in Dungarvan are investigating the crash which occurred at Kiely’s Cross at around 5.30pm yesterday.

The woman, who was a backseat passenger, was fatally injured when the car she was travelling in was involved in a collision with a second car. She was pronounced dead at the scene and the other two occupants of the car were taken to hospital with injuries described as not life threatening.

The two occupants of a second car also taken to hospital with injuries described as minor and the two people in a third car were uninjured.

The 18 year old driver of the third car was arrested at the scene and taken to Dungarvan Garda Station where he remains in custody. The injured people were taken to Waterford and Clonmel Hospitals.

The road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.

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Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Dungarvan Garda Station on 058 48600, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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