Gardai investigate after man and child are killed in crash with truck


Gardai in Bruff, Co Limerick are investigating a road traffic collision this morning that left a man and a young girl dead.

The collision between a truck and a car occurred at approximately 8.30am, one mile from Brooks Bridge, on the Tipperary side of Pallasgreen on the main Limerick to Tipperary road N24.

The driver of the truck was uninjured.

The male driver and a young child who was a passenger in the car were fatally injured in the collision and are still at the scene.

There were no other passengers.
The road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision investigators and local diversions are in place.

The road will remain closed well into the afternoon.

Gardai wish to appeal to anyone who may have witnesses the collision or may have travelled this road between 8am and 8.30amto contact the Gardai at Bruff on 061 382940, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.