An elderly man has died in a road traffic accident in Co. Tipperary.
The man, understood to be aged in his early 70’s, died after the car he was driving collided with a second vehicle at Fortmoy Cross, Borrisokane, at approximately 5.15pm yesterday evening, in the north of the county.
A woman in her mid-60’s and the sole occupant of a second vehicle was removed to Limerick University Hospital with serious injuries.
This latest unfortunate death brings to 9 the total number of persons killed on Co. Tipperary roads since January 1st 2016.
Gardaí are now appealing for any witnesses to contact them at the Nenagh Garda station on Tel: (067) 50450; the Garda Confidential Telephone Line Tel: (1800) 666 111 or indeed at any Garda station.
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