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16th Feb 2024

15-year-old girl dies and four others injured in Tipperary car crash

Stephen Porzio


Tragic news.

A teenage girl has died and four other people have been injured in a car crash in Tipperary on Thursday (15 February).

Gardaí say that at around 6.45pm, they – alongside emergency services – responded to a two-car collision on the R503 at Rearcross.

A 15-year-old girl, who was a passenger in one of the cars, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Her body has been transferred to the mortuary at Limerick University Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.


15-year-old girl dies and four others injured in Tipperary car crash

The three other occupants of that car – a man in his 20s, a woman in her 20s and another girl in her mid-teens – as well as the driver of the second car – a woman – were transported by ambulance to Limerick University Hospital for assessment.

Their injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening.

“Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Additionally, anyone with camera footage (including dashcam) from the area at the time is requested to provide it to Gardaí,” a Garda spokesperson said.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda Station at 067 50450, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

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