Advertisement

We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

File photo of a road in Coolcullen. Google Maps
Coolcullen

Man in his 80s dies after car hits pole in Kilkenny

The road in question is closed and local diversions are in place.

A MAN IN his 80s has died after the car he was driving collided with a pole in Co Kilkenny.

The single-vehicle collision happened at Coolcullen between 7pm and 8pm yesterday.

The man was the only occupant of the car, which left the road and collided a pole.

His body was removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem examination will take place. The local coroner has been notified.

The road in question is currently closed and local diversions are in place. Garda forensic collision investigators are due to examine the scene this morning.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses who may have been in the area or who can assist them to contact Castlecomer Garda Station on 056 444 0650, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

Ten people have died on Irish roads since Thursday.

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
5
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel