One dead following horror crash

One dead following horror crash

A man in his 20s has died and two more people were injured following a horror crash which took place on Hyde Road in Limerick this evening.

The collision, which involved a car and van occurred at approximately 7.30pm.

The two male occupants of the car were rushed to University Hospital Limerick where one of the men was later pronounced dead.

The male driver (40s) and a 5-year-old girl who were travelling in the van were also taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The scene of the collision at Hyde Road is currently closed to traffic between Lower Carey’s Road and Lenihan Avenue and diversions are in place. Garda Forensic collision investigators have been requested to examine the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station 061-214340 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.