Man dies in Thomastown crash


Gardai in Tipperary are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N74 at Thomastown at about 5pm on Friday evening (January 3rd).

A male in his late 60’s, who was the driver and sole occupant, was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a tractor. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to South Tipperary General Hospital in Clonmel.The driver of the tractor was uninjured.

This stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions were put in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Tipperary Garda Station on 062 -80670, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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