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Motorist Dead Following Tipperary Road Traffic Collision

A man, named locally as Noel McGrath, has sadly died and a woman has been injured following a road traffic collision, which happened around 12.50pm yesterday.
The collision involved two vehicles on the N7 at Ballyhiskey, Carrigatoher, Nenagh, Co Tipperary.

The driver of one car, a man in his 60’s, was removed by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick, where he was later pronounced lifeless.

A front seat passenger in the same vehicle, a woman understood to be also in her 60’s, was removed to University Hospital Limerick, with injuries being reported as non-life threatening.

The driver of the second vehicle involved in this collision failed to remain at the scene.

Gardaí at Nenagh are appealing for any witnesses to this fatal collision, to come forward, especially those who were travelling on the N7 roadway between Nenagh and Birdhill between 12:30pm and 1:15pm, and who may possess camera footage.

Persons with information are asked to call Nenagh Garda Station Tel: 067 31333, the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda Station.

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