Male passenger dies after car crashes into ditch in Limerick

Driver suffers minor injuries in overnight collision on rural road

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Fedamore-Limerick Road, Co Limerick | File photo: Google Maps

A man in his early 20s has died in a car crash in Limerick overnight. 

The single-vehicle collision happened on the Fedamore-Limerick Road at Carnane at around 2am this morning.

The deceased was a passenger in a car that went off the road and hit a ditch.

The driver, a woman in her 20s, was taken to University Hospital Limerick with minor injuries. 

The road remains remains closed to facilitate a forensic examination of the scene.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact them at Roxboro Road station on 061 214340 or on the garda confidential line, 1800 666111.