Man dies in single-vehicle crash in Tipperary

Tuesday 24 December 2013 18.52
M8 is closed near J7 while forensic collision investigators attend the scene of the crash
M8 is closed near J7 while forensic collision investigators attend the scene of the crash

A man in his 60s has died in a single-vehicle crash in Co Tipperary.

The crash happened shortly after 4pm on the M8 northbound, near Junction 7 Cahir.

The car left the motorway and crashed into a ditch.

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene. A male passenger, aged in his 20s, was taken to Clonmel Hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The road is closed while forensic collision investigators attend the scene and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cahir Garda Station 052- 7445630 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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