Yet Another Road Fatality In Co. Tipperary.

A man, believed to be aged in his 50s, has sadly lost his life today, following his vehicle coming into collision with a truck in north Co. Tipperary.

The crash occurred just after mid-day, today on the N62, at Whitefields, Templemore.

The male truck driver, also understood to be a man in his 50s, was thankfully uninjured, while the deceased man was the sole occupant of the other vehicle when it collided.

A technical examination of the accident scene, by forensic collision investigators, is scheduled for tomorrow morning.

Gardaí in Thurles, Co. Tipperary are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them [TEL: 0504-25100]. They are anxious to speak to any road users who were travelling on the N62, between 11:45 and 12:30pm and who may have dash-cam or other footage and information, to make same available to Thurles Gardaí, citing reference: PR20554/2023.

The above sad news comes following confirmation of a further five deaths, in separate crashes on Irish roads, since Friday evening last, bringing the overall death total to 150 deaths on Irish roads, so far this year.


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