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Appeal after fatal crash in Cork
19 Sep 2014 20:08
Two people have died in separate crashes in Carlow and Cork.
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A man died following a crash shortly after 4pm on the N80 at Kilnock, Ballon, Co Carlow.
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The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Waterford Regional Hospital where a post mortem examination will be carried out.
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Two other occupants of the car, both male and aged in their 20s and 40s, were taken by ambulance to St Luke's General Hospital, Kilkenny.
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The occupants of the second vehicle, a male and a female aged in their 60s, were also taken by ambulance to Kilkenny Hospital.
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The road is closed and Gardaí are at the scene.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact Carlow Garda Station on 059-9136620 or the Garda Confidential Line.
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Earlier, a person died following a crash between a truck and a car in Co Cork.
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The collision happened at Cross Mahon, Lissarda, on the eastern side of Macroom, at around 5.30am.
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The car was extensively damaged by fire in the crash and the driver died at the scene.
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Gardaí are trying to establish the gender and identity of the person who died.
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The two occupants of the truck were not injured.
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The N22 Cork/Killarney road where the collision happened was closed for several hours, as gardaí carried out a technical examination at the scene.
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Gardaí have appealed for witnesses or anyone who was travelling in the area at the time to contact Macroom Garda Station on 026-20590 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.
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