GARDAI in Abbeyfeale are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Ballaugh at approximately 5pm yesterday.
A van was in collision with a male pedestrian in his 60’s, who has been named locally as Jim Joy.
He received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick. The driver of the van was uninjured.
The minor road was closed for a time to allow completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.