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


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.