Gardai in Tramore are investigating the circumstances of a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision on the 25th April 2011.
The collision occurred at approx 1.50am on the 25th April 2011 when the car collided with a horse on the N25 Cork to Waterford Rd at Ballyduff East, Kilmeaden. The driver(42yrs) the sole occupant of the car was seriously injured and taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.The horse died at the scene.
The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision Examination and diversions are in place.
Witnesses are asked to contact Tramore on 051 391620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.
Garda Press Office
25th April 2011