Young Man Who Died In Ferns Crash Named Locally

A young man has been killed and a woman seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Co Wexford…

The man, aged in his early 20s, was the driver and sole occupant of the first vehicle and was killed in the crash.

The young man who died in the crash has been named locally as John Power.

The driver of the other vehicle, a woman in her mid-50s, was seriously injured and has been taken to St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, where her current condition is described as critical.

The collision took place at about 5.20pm on Sunday 26 December at Ballintore, Ferns, Co Wexford.

The body of the young man has been removed from the scene and taken to University Hospital Waterford, where a post-mortem examination will later take place.

The road where the crash occurred is currently closed, with local traffic diversions set up.

An Garda Síochána forensic collision investigators are to examine the scene on Monday. Gardaí have appealed to any witnesses of the collision to contact them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Enniscorthy Garda station on (053) 9233534, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

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