Gardaí Investigating Fatal Collision In Co. Tipp


Gardaí are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on N24 at Townspark in Carrick-on-Suir.

The fatal collision which occurred yesterday evening (7:30pm) involved a pedestrian and a car.

A male pedestrian, 67 years of age was fatally injured and his body remains at the scene.

The male driver of the car, 42 years of age was taken to Tipperary University Hospital for treatment. His injuries are non-life threatening.

The road remained closed overnight and Garda Forensic Collision investigators are to conduct an examination of the scene at first light.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N24 at Townspark, Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary, between 7p.m. and 8p.m. are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station on 052 617 7640, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.