Man (20s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Limerick 6 months ago

Man (20s) dies after single-vehicle collision in Limerick

The incident occurred in the early hours of Monday morning.

A man has died following a single-vehicle road traffic collision that took place in Limerick in the early hours of Monday morning, 6 June.

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The incident occurred at approximately 12.30am on the R512 at Carrigmartin in Ballyneety.

The sole occupant of the vehicle involved, a man aged in his early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. His body was removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem examination will be conducted at a later date.

As of Monday morning, the road has been closed off to traffic so that forensic collision investigators may carry out a technical examination of the scene. Local diversions have been put in place.

Gardaí are set to issue a fresh appeal to road users in Ireland, urging renewed safety and caution amongst motorists.

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In total, seven individuals have died in fatal road traffic collisions over the June Bank Holiday weekend since last Thursday, 2 June.

An appeal for witnesses to the Limerick collision has been issued.

Gardaí are keen to speak with any road users who may have camera footage – including dash-cam – and were travelling on the R152 at Carrigmartin between midnight and 12.30am on Monday. Anyone with relevant footage is asked to make this available.

Any individual with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Roxboro Garda Station on 061 214 340, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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