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Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford

Four people killed in serious collision in Wexford

Gardaí in Co Wexford are appealing to the public for witnesses following a fatal road traffic accident in New Ross yesterday evening.

It is being reported that there have been a number of fatalities in the Co Wexford crash, which is said to have involved a auto and a lorry.

The four people - a couple in their 70s and their two sons, both in their forties - had come to Ireland from the USA for a family funeral.

It happened at around 6.30pm last night when a lorry crashed with a vehicle on the N25 New Ross to Ballinaboola road at Begerin.

Gardaí are investigating the possiblity that the collision happened when the vehicle went to turn right and was hit from behind.

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A couple in their 60s and their two sons were in a auto that collided with a truck near New Ross last night.

Gardaí say the victims were three males and one female.

The driver of the lorry and a passenger in the lorry were uninjured in the collision.

The road is likely to remain closed until lunchtime at the earliest.


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