This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 11 July, 2020
Advertisement

Man arrested after elderly man killed in collision involving teleporter vehicle

The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

File photo of a teleporter.
File photo of a teleporter.
Image: Shutterstock/smereka

Updated at 2.30pm 

GARDAÍ IN LISTOWEL are investigating all of the circumstances surrounding the death of a man in his 70s, following a collision involving a car and a teleporter vehicle.

The incident occurred in Ratoo, Ballyduff, Co Kerry.

Gardaí were called to the scene of the collision at 8.45am this morning.

The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the teleporter was not injured.

The Garda Technical Bureau and the State Pathologist have been requested to attend the scene.

Results of their examinations will dictate whether investigators launch a formal murder probe.

A man in his 60s has been arrested by gardaí, and is currently detained under section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, according to a statement from the force issued this morning.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to contact Listowel Garda Station on 068 50820 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Ballyduff is located around 16km to the west of Listowel, in the north of Co Kerry.

Read: Luxury car, drugs and electronics seized in crackdown on west Dublin gang

Read: How were the 150,000 garda hours for phantom breath tests accounted for?

  • Share on Facebook
  • Email this article
  •  

About the author:

Sean Murray

Read next:

COMMENTS (21)