Carlow Gardai appeal for witnesses to fatal collision near Ballon yesterday

Carlow Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a fatal collision near Ballon yesterday.

A man in his 60’s remains in a critical condition in hospital following a two car collision on the N80.

It happened shortly before 4 o’ clock yesterday afternoon, when a car and jeep were involved in a head on collision.

A man in his 40’s – who was a passenger in the car – was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was taken to University Hospital Waterford, where a post mortem is due to be carried out later today.Gardai

Three other people were also hospitalised, a woman in her 60’s, who was in the jeep, and two men aged in their 20’s and 40’s who’d been travelling in the car.

Witnesses are asked to contact Carlow Garda station.