Man in his 20s dies following crash in Limerick

The collision happened on Hyde Road at around 7.30pm this evening

Man in his 20s dies following crash in Limerick

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Gardaí in Limerick are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash this evening.

The collision happened at around 7.30pm on the Hyde Road, and involved a car and van.

The two occupants of the car - both men aged in their 20s - were taken to University Hospital Limerick. One of the men was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the van - a man in his 40s - and a five-year-old girl who was a passenger both suffered minor injuries.

Hyde Road is currently closed to traffic between Lower Carey’s Road and Lenihan Avenue to allow for a forensic examination. Diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station 061-214-340 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.