Garda appeal over Tipperary crash


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collision which occurred in Nenagh Co Tipperary on Monday.

At approximately 11.40pm an 18-year-old man was seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a ditch at Islandbawn, Nenagh (on the R445).

He was taken to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead yesterday.

The scene was examined by forensic collision investigators and inquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Nenagh Garda station 067-50450, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Ronanstown appeal

Meanwhile, gardaí at Ronanstown investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on the M50 northbound at Junction 7 (N4 Exit) at 10.30pm on Sunday January 27th are making a fresh appeal for witnesses.

An 80-year-old woman, the driver and only occupant of a car, was fatally injured in the crash.

The woman, from Riverforest in Leixlip, Co Kildare, was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, but was pronounced dead a short time later. The male driver of a van was also injured but not seriously.

Anyone who witnessed the accident or who was travelling on the M50 northbound between 10 and 11 pm that evening are asked to contact Ronanstown Garda Station on 01-666 7700, the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111 or any Garda station.