Friday 23 February 2018

Woman killed after being hit by train in Limerick

Irish Rail (stock photo)
Irish Rail (stock photo)
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

A woman has been killed after being struck by a train this evening.

An Irish Rail spokesperson confirmed the woman died shortly before 5.30pm on the line near Killonan level crossing in Limerick.

She was hit by a train that was travelling from Dublin to Limerick.

Irish Rail has suspended train services between Limerick and Limerick junction and emergency services are still at the scene.

A garda spokesman said: "The Gardaí at Roxboro Rd in Limerick are dealing with an incident on the railway line at Killonan, Ballysimon Rd in Limerick. No further information is available at this time."

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