Motorist in his 20s dies in single vehicle crash near Clonmel

Gardai appeal for witnesses

Motorist in his 20s dies in single vehicle crash near Clonmel

A motorist was killed in a single vehicle crash near Clonmel on Tuesday afternoon

The accidcnt happened on the road from Barne to Poulmucka (R687) which is is closed following the incident.

Diversions are in place and are likely to remain for sometime.

Gardai in Cahir Garda Station are investigating the single vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 1.30pm on Tuesday..

A male in his 20s was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body currently remains at the scene.

This stretch of road is currently closed in order to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses who may have travelled this stretch of road between 1.15pm and 1.40pm today to contact Cahir Garda Station on 052-7445630, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.