Elderly man dies after car crashes into ditch in rural Ireland
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Elderly man dies after car crashes into ditch in rural Ireland

AN ELDERLY man has died after his car crashed into a ditch in KIlkenny on Friday.

The 73-year-old received serious injuries in the incident, which occurred at 8.10pm at Dangan, two kilometres from Thomastown.

He was taken to St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny where he was pronounced dead this morning.

The man was the only occupant in the car.

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Garda forensic investigators have examined the scene and the local coroner has been notified.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Thomastown Garda Station on 056 7754150, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.