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Dublin: 11 °C Monday 6 July, 2020

Two killed in Kerry, Wexford crashes

One man died when vans collided in Tinnock, Gorey, while in Co Kerry a motorcyclist was fatally injured in a collision with a car.

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Updated at 8.45am

TWO MEN HAVE BEEN killed in separate crashes in Co Wexford and Co Kerry.

A 41-year-old van driver was fatally injured when his vehicle collided with another van at Tinnock, Gorey, Co Wexford at around 9.50pm last night. He was the van’s sole occupant.

The driver and only occupant of the second vehicle, a 38-year-old man, was seriously injured and taken to St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin for treatment.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination of the scene and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them on 053 9430 690, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

Co Kerry

A 26-year-old man has died in Ballyheigue, Co Kerry after his motorbike was involved in a collision with a car yesterday evening.

The crash occurred at around 6.35pm. The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. No one else was injured in the collision.

The road is closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Ballyheigue Garda Station on 066 7133 122, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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