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Male Pedestrian Dead Following Tragic Motor Vehicle Accident.

An unnamed male pedestrian has sadly lost his life, having been struck by a motor vehicle in South Co. Tipperary last night.

The tragic accident happened close to 11.25pm on the R688, in the townland of Burgess West, on the Clogheen road close to the village of Ballylooby, Cahir, Co. Tipperary.

The body of the man, understood to be aged 41 years and a resident of the area, has since been taken to University Hospital Waterford, where a post mortem will take place today.

We understand that the driver of the car, thankfully, was uninjured.

The road remained closed last night and this morning, for technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, with local diversions remaining in place.

Gardaí in Cahir continue to appeal for anyone who may have been travelling between Ballylooby and Clogheen between the hours of 10.00pm and midnight, to contact them on Tel: 052 744 5630 or the Garda Confidential Line on Tel: 1800 666 111 or indeed any Garda station.

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