Elderly Man Dies In Tipperary Single Vehicle Collision

A motorist has, sadly, lost his life following a single road collision in Clogheen, Co Tipperary, yesterday afternoon.

The incident happened at about 2.40pm near Loughlin’s Bridge on the narrow winding Vee road, close to the village of Clogheen, when the vehicle, being driven, crashed into a tree.

The motorist, a man aged in his 80s, was the sole occupant of the car was treated at the scene but later died.

The man’s body was then taken to Waterford University Hospital, where a post-mortem examination is expected to take place later.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators have completed their examination of the scene and the road has now reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cahir Garda Station, Tel: 052-7445630, the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda station.


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