Garda warning as two killed in separate road collisions
GARDAI have urged motorists to be vigilant on the roads this weekend after two people were killed in separate collisions in neighbouring Tipperary.
A woman died following a collision between a car and a truck in the early hours of this morning. The crash happened at Dovea, Bouladuff in Thurles at around 2.30am.
The driver of the car, a woman aged in her mid-60s, was fatally injured in the collision.
Her body has been brought to University Hospital Limerick., where a post-mortem is due to take place.
The driver of the truck, a man in his mid-40s, was not injured in the crash.
The Garda Collision Investigators are currently at scene and the road remains closed at this time with local diversions in place.
Gardaí are appealing to any potential eyewitnesses to contact Gardaí at Thurles Garda Station on 0504 25100 or on the Garda Confidential Line 18000 666 111.
Separately, a male pedestrian (50s) died after a car driven by a woman (70s) hit a pole, which then struck him in Clonmel.
The collision happened at around 3pm on Gladstone Street.
He was rushed to South Tipperary Hospital, where he died in the early hours of this morning.
The Garda Collision Investigators have finished their investigations at the scene and the road has since re-opened.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who can assist their investigation to contact Clonmel Garda Station on 052 617 7640, the Garda Confidential Line 18000 666 111 or any Garda Station.