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Friday 25 April 2014

Man dies following two-car crash

A 77-year-old man died and a 75-year-old was seriously injured in a collision in Co Limerick

Gardai have launched an appeal for witnesses after an elderly man died following a two-car crash in Co Limerick.

The 77-year-old died in the early hours of Friday morning after being involved in a collision on the Old Dublin Road at Lisnagry at around 2.20pm on Thursday.

He was one of three men injured in the crash, about five miles outside Limerick city, and taken to Mid Western Regional Hospital.

A 75-year-old man he was travelling with remains in a serious condition.

The driver of the other car, 45, was also treated for his injuries, which were not thought to be life-threatening.

Gardai at Henry Street have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

The Lisnagry Road was reopened on Thursday evening following a forensic examination of the scene.

Press Association

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