Man Dies Following Two-Car Collision On M8 Motorway

A man in his 70s has died following a two-vehicle road crash on the M8 Motorway in Co Tipperary.

The incident occurred near Cahir at around 9pm on Monday, 05 February.

The victim was fatally injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Cork University Hospital (CUH),

The driver of the second car was also taken to CUH with injuries described as minor.

The M8 between J11 and J12 south bound is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardai are asking any witnesses to contact Cahir Garda Station on 052 7445630, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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