GARDAI confirmed that a man has died at the scene of a car crash involving a number of vehicles at Grovine on the Waterford road outside Kilkenny.
Among the many injured, two are critical, and have been taken to St Luke’s General Hospital.
The accident occured on the Kilkenny side of Danesfort GAA field. All the emergency services are presently attending the scene.
The road is closed and traffic has been diverted to the city via Bennettsbridge, which is leading to considerable delays approaching Kilkenny city.