One dead after car goes on fire and crashes into wall

Victim still to be identified after vehicle collides into wall in Waterford

One dead after car goes on fire and crashes into wall

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One person has died after the car they were travelling in went on fire and collided into a wall in Waterford.

The crash happened at around 6.30pm yesterday on the N72 at Ballygalane, Lower Lismore.

A body was removed from the car and taken to Waterford University Hospital. There were no passengers in the vehicle at the time.

The deceased's age and gender are not yet known as the body has not been identified.

The section of the road was closed to facilitate a garda examination but has since reopened.

Witnesses have been asked to contact Dungarvan garda station on 058 48600 or the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111.