Thursday 18 January 2018

Woman killed, three injured - including two children - after car 'strikes road sign at service station'

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A WOMAN has been killed, and a male passenger and two children have been injured, after a car crash at a service station.

Gardaí are investigating the single vehicle crash that occurred at the Applegreen service station, Coolanoran, Rathkeale, Limerick at approximately 11.30pm last night

It is understood that the car struck a road sign at the service station.

The driver of the car, a woman in her late 30s, was fatally injured. Her body has been removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post mortem examination will take place.

The male passenger (mid 40s) and two children in the back seat were all taken to University Hospital Limerick with non life threatening injuries.

The road at the scene remains open and there is a stop go system in place. Garda forensic collision investigators are currently at scene and the road is expected to fully re-open this afternoon.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Newcastle West Garda Station on 069- 20650, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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