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Updated: Man dies in multi-vehicle collision in Kilkenny

One man died and two others were taken to hospital following the incident on the N10 Kilkenny to Waterford Road this morning.

The incident happened somewhere along the N10 Waterford to Kilkenny Road at Rathclough, Danesfort, Co Kilkenny.
The incident happened somewhere along the N10 Waterford to Kilkenny Road at Rathclough, Danesfort, Co Kilkenny.
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Updated: 12.08 pm

A MAN HAS died following a multi-vehicle collision at Rathclough, Danesfort, Co Kilkenny at approximately 8.45 this morning.

Three vehicles were involved in the incident on the N10 Kilkenny to Waterford Road, around six miles outside Kilkenny.

There were two males aged 19 to early 20s in the first car. The driver was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene and was removed to Waterford Regional Hospital.  The passenger received minor injuries and was taken to St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny.

Two people in the second car received minor injuries and were treated at the scene.

The male driver in the third car was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital. He is described as serious but stable.

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

Witnesses are asked to contact Gardaí in Thomastown on 056 7754150, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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