Man (80s) dies after car enters water at Buncrana pier

Jonathan McCambridge, PA

Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his 80s died after a car went into the water at Buncrana pier in Co Donegal.

Emergency services were alerted to a vehicle in the water at around 7.30am on Sunday.

Following a multi-agency search and recovery operation, the car was recovered from the water.

Gardaí said Buncrana pier and the Swilly Road are currently closed to traffic as officers conduct a technical examination.

A file will be prepared for the Coroner’s Court.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to contact them.