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A Sixth Person Killed In Tipperary Road Accident.

A 59 year old man has died following a traffic accident in Co. Tipperary. This latest fatality will bring to six in total; the number persons who have lost their lives on Tipperary roads so far this year.

The head-on collision between two cars happened in an area known as Reddan’s Walk, on the R661 between Dundrum village and Tipperary town, shortly after midday.

The dead man, a driver of one of the vehicles, was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the other vehicle, latter a male understood to be in his 50’s, and a 5-year-old boy travelling in the other car, were both taken to University Hospital Limerick, where their injuries thankfully have been assessed as not life threatening.

Gardaí are presently appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact them at Tipperary Town Garda Station, Tel: 062-80670 or on the Garda Confidential Line, Tel: 1800 666 111.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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