Man Killed In Tractor Collision In Co Donegal

Gardai in Letterkenny are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred in Co Donegal earlier today, 12 January.

The collision occurred at approximately 6.55am on the Lifford to Letterkenny road at Drumoghill – approximately three to four miles outside Letterkenny – between a car and a tractor. 

A 68-year-old man was fatally injured when the tractor he was driving collided with the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to the morgue at Letterkenny University Hospital.

The driver of the car was injured and also taken to Letterkenny University hospital for treatment. His injuries are unknown at this stage.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination, local diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Letterkenny Garda station on 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


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