Student Dies In Thurles Single Vehicle Collision.

A young Co. Laois man, named locally as Mr Adam Kirwan, aged 22, has sadly died, following a single vehicle collision in Thurles, Co Tipperary. The crash occurred at around 3:15am, in the area of College Green, in the south east area of the town, close to the N75.
Mr Kirwan was a student of the Mary Immaculate College in Thurles.

The victim was treated at the scene, but was later pronounced dead. His body was later removed to University Hospital Limerick where a post-mortem examination will now take place.

Two other female passengers in the vehicle escaped injury.

The road remained closed for a time earlier, while a technical examination took place.

Thurles Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses, particularly any road users who may have video footage (including dash-cam), to contact them at Thurles Garda Station Tel. No. – 0504 25100, or the Garda Confidential Line Tel. No. – 1800 666 111, or indeed at any Garda Station.


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