Deadly Road Toll Rises

Road crashes have again claimed lives with news that two people died in separate road accidents in Co Kildare and Co Tipperary.

A 51-year-old man died in hospital in the early hours of this morning after he was knocked down and fatally injured by a car in Carbury, Co Kildare, at around 8.30pm last night.

The road where the accident occurred was closed to traffic until around after midday today.

Meanwhile, in Co Tipperary, one person has been confirmed dead after a multi-vehicle pile-up on the N62 between Roscrea and Templemore.

Several others were injured in the crash, which involved two trucks and seven cars.

Gardaí say the road is likely to remain closed for most of the day.


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