Wednesday 22 November 2017

Pedestrian (50s) dies after he's 'struck by a lorry' on village street

Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock. Picture: Google Maps
Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock. Picture: Google Maps
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A man in his 50s has died after he was struck by a lorry yesterday evening.

Gardaí are investigating the fatal road traffic collision that occurred on Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock, County Limerick yesterday evening, at approximately 5.15pm.

The male pedestrian, aged in his mid 50's, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at scene.

His body was taken to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem is due to take place later today.

No other injuries were reported. No arrests have been made.

The scene was preserved and a section of Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock was closed for a period of time to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The road has since reopened.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those who were in the vicinity of Lord Edward Street, Kilmallock yesterday evening between 4.30pm and 5.30pm are asked to contact them at Bruff Garda Station on 061 382940, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

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