Three Killed On Weekend Roads

More people have been killed in separate incidents on Ireland's roads during the weekend.

A male in his 20s was fatally injured when the car he was driving lost control and left the road in Co Limerick.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the sole occupant and no other vehicle was involved. The incident occurred at approximately 6.30am on Saturday morning on the N20, Cork to Limerick road, south of Buttevant.

The road was subsequently closed and diversions were put in place. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators visited the scene.

In a separate incident, Gardaí at Henry Street in Limerick are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R463, Corbally Road, at approximately 2.30pm on Sunday.

A 74-year-old woman was seriously injured after being struck by a car. She died later in the afternoon after being taken to Limerick Regional Hospital, Dooradoyle.

The R463 is closed between the junctions with Mill Road and the Grove Island Roundabout pending a Garda forensic collision investigation.

Finally, A man in his 40s was fatally injured when is vehicle crashed at Bundoran Road, Sligo yesterday. Gardai are investigating the fatal collision, which took place shortly before 11.00pm.

The man was taken by ambulance to Sligo General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. A female passenger in the car, who is in her late 30s, was uninjured.

There was no other vehicle involved in the crash.


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