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Fatal collison between car and rigid truck in County Cork

Conor Trindle
12 Aug 2019, 23:23 GMT+10

CO CORK, Ireland - A car and a rigid truck have collided on the N20 at Co Cork.

The collision tool place at Newtwopothouse on Monday morning around 7:00am.

"Gardai, Ambulance Services and local Fire Services were called to the scene of a serious collision involving a car and a rigid truck on the N20 at Newtwopothouse, Cork to Limerick Road," a statement issued by Gardai on Tuesday said.

"The male driver of the car (age unknown and only occupant) was pronounced dead at the scene. The male driver of the truck was uninjured."

Garda forensic collision investigators examine the crashed site on Monday. Local traffic diversions were in place while that occurred.

Gardai at Mallow, Co Cork are appealing for witnesses to come forward and are also appealing to those with dash cam footage to make it available to investigators. Anyone with information is asked to contact Mallow Garda Station on 022-31450 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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