Gardaí investigating a serious road traffic collision that happened on the M11 have arrested a man in his 50s. One man has been killed in the crash.
The arrested man is currently detained at Gorey Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984.
The collision involving a truck and another vehicle occurred Northbound on the M11, Gorey, at approximately 2.10pm today.
The vehicle involved was set alight as a result of the collision and the sole occupant of the vehicle – a man in his 30s – was fatally injured. The male occupant who was in the truck was uninjured.
The road has since reopened and the man’s body has been removed from the scene and taken to the mortuary at Waterford University Hospital where a postmortem is expected to take place tomorrow.
Gardaí are appealing to motorists with Dash Cam footage, travelling from Camolin towards the M11 Northbound to Clogh, Gorey, between 1.50pm and 2.15pm, to contact Gorey Garda Station on 053 9430690, the Garda Confidential Line 1800-666-111 or any Garda station .