Driver killed in two car crash overnight


Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 50s was fatally injured in a road traffic collision in Limerick last night.

The man was the driver of a car which was involved in a collision with another car on the R524 at Coole West, Athea, Co. Limerick at about 9.30pm last night.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second car was uninjured.

A Garda investigation is underway to establish the cause of the crash and the road at the scene remains closed to facilitate a forensic technical examination of the area.