Man in 70s dies after tractor overturns in Donegal collision

Gardaí have confirmed they attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision in Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal on Thursday morning.

A tractor overturned on the roadside in Corlea, outside Ballyshannon at approximately 10.45am.

The driver of the tractor, a male aged in his 70s, was fatally injured during the collision.

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The body of the man was taken to the mortuary at Sligo University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place at a later date.

An Garda Siochana.

A technical examination of the scene has been completed by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The road has now reopened.

Gardaí in Ballyshannon are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

Road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballyshannon Garda station on (00353) 71 985 8530, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.