Search

27/10/2021

Section of M20 in Limerick reopens after horror crash

Section of M20 in Limerick reopens after horror crash

The scene of the horror crash on the M20 near Patrickswell Picture: Press 22

A SECTION of the M20 Motorway in Limerick has reopened following a horror crash that claimed the life of a three year old girl.

The girl was seriously injured when the car she was a passenger in collided with a second car on the northbound carriageway of the M20 at Attyflynn near Patrickswell. 

The accident happened at around 4.45pm on Saturday. The girl was taken to University Hospital Limerick by ambulance but was pronounced dead a short time later. Her mother and twin brother were also in the car but were not seriously injured.

Three men in the other car were also taken to hospital but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The M20 was closed in both directions to facilitate Garda forensic collision investigators and only reopened early on Sunday morning.

To continue reading this archived article for FREE,
please just kindly register and/or log in.


Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.