Two die after road accidents in Galway, Waterford

Gardaí are investigating road accidents in Galway and Waterford

Two men have died in separate road crashes in counties Waterford and Galway.

One man died following a crash on the Tramore Ring Road in Waterford earlier today.

The man was one of two seriously injured in the head-on collision at around 5pm between a van and a car.

The man, a retired member of An Garda Síochána, had been living in Tramore.

The other man remains in a critical condition at Waterford Regional Hospital.

The cause of the crash is being investigated.

In a separate incident, a cyclist was killed after a crash in Co Galway.

The 61-year-old man died as a result of injuries sustained when his bike collided with a car at 5.45pm in Ballygar, on the Roscommon to Galway road. No one else was injured in the incident.

Witnesses are asked to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090-9631890 or any Garda Station.