Two people killed following collision between car and bicycle in Limerick
Tragic news from Limerick.
Two men have died as a result of a collision between a car and a bicycle in Limerick in the early hours of Friday morning.
The driver of the car and a male cyclist were both pronounced dead at the scene of the collision, which occurred on Hyde Road in Roxboro at approximately 12.15am on Friday. The ages of both men is unconfirmed at this time.
A front seat passenger in the car, a male youth in his teens, was also injured and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, with non-life threatening injuries.
No other injuries were reported.
Forensic Collision Investigators will be examining the scene on Friday morning and the road remains closed. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí at Roxboro Road are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the area at the time to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061 214340 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.