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Fatal Traffic Accident Near Drish Bridge Thurles

garda crestGardaí here in Thurles, Co Tipperary are looking for witnesses to a two car collision on the N75 road, near Drish Bridge on the Thurles to Two-Mile-Borris road, late last night.

One driver, a young man, understood to have been be in his early twenties and who has now been named locally, was removed by ambulance to hospital with suspected head & chest injuries.  It is with sincere regret we learn that this young man has since died.

The driver of the second car received only minor injuries.

The accident happened at about 10.30pm last night and a part of the road remained closed between Two-Mile-Borris and Drish Bridge for a number of hours until this morning.

Gardaí have since appealed to the public for any witnesses to this collision to contact Thurles Garda Station Tel: 0504-25100, or the Garda Confidential Telephone Line Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda Station.

Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis.

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