A man has died in a road crash in Limerick city
Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a road collision in Limerick city tonight.
A man – believed to be in his forties – died when the car he was travelling in hit another vehicle at Hyde Road at around 7.45pm.
A second occupant of the car was injured as were the occupants of the second vehicle – a man and his daughter.
It is not believed that any of the three sustained life-threatening injuries.
Emergency services are at the scene and the road is expected to remain closed for several hours to facilitate technical and forensic examinations.
@aaroadwatch Hyde Road, Limerick Closed due to serious RTC.— Limerick Fire (@LimerickFire) March 15, 2016
A post mortem will be carried out later on the dead man’s body at University Hospital Limerick.
The fatal collision was the second in Limerick in less than a week and the seventh so far in 2016.
Gardai at Roxboro Road are investigating tonight’s collision and can be contacted at (061) 214340.
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