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Teen Arrested Following Tipperary Multi-Vehicle Collision

A man in his late teens was arrested and taken to Thurles Garda Station yesterday, following the possible theft of a motor vehicle, latter which was involved in a multi-vehicle collision on the M8 Motorway, between Junction 4 (Urlingford, Co. Kilkenny) and Junction 5 (Two-Mile-Borris turn off, Thurles, Co. Tipperary).

The multi-vehicle collision, which happened just before 7:00am yesterday morning, involved two cars and a truck.

A man in his late teens was rushed to South Tipperary General Hospital suffering from serious injuries.

Gardaí believe that one of the vehicles, a car, latter involved in the collision, was taken without the owner’s permission from a property in Castletroy, Co. Limerick, late the previous evening.

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Multi-Vehicle Collision In Area Of Thurles Golf Club

According to the AA Roadwatch Newsroom, (summary incident updated at 5:13pm this evening January 10th), the N62 remains blocked in both directions between Thurles and the Horse & Jockey, in the vicinity of Thurles Golf club.

Gardaí advise drivers to take an alternative route, while they deal with a multi-vehicle collision.

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Tipperary Pedestrian Fights For Life Following Cycle Collision

A pensioner out walking on the N24 Limerick to Waterford road, at Glenconnor Upper, outside Clonmellon, Co. Tipperary, remains fighting for his life following a collision with a cyclist.

We understand the male pedestrian; latter aged in his mid-70’s and a local resident of the area, suffered serious injuries yesterday evening, January 6th, at around 6.35pm.

We understand the victim was removed to South Tipperary General Hospital suffering from serious head injuries.

Garda forensic collision investigators have since carried out a technical examination at the scene, however the true circumstances of the accident remain unclear.

Clonmel Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information in relation to Monday evening’s collision, and would like to converse with any passing road users who may have dash-cam footage.

Persons with information are asked to contact Clonmel Garda Station, Tel: (052) 6177640, the Garda Confidential Line Tel: (1800) 666111 or indeed any Garda Station.


UPDATE:

The elderly male pedestrian (named as Mr Thomas O’Brien) who received seriously head injuries following a collision with a cyclist on the eve of January 6th, 2020, has sadly passed away.

The Clonmel resident, aged in his mid-70’s; who was out walking at Glenconnor Upper, Clonmel on Monday evening, died at South Tipperary General Hospital yesterday.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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Victim Of N24 Motorcycle Accident Named

The man who sadly lost his life at the scene of a motorcycle accident on Saturday last, has now been named as 54-year-old Mr Maurice Feehily, a native of Clonmel, here in Co. Tipperary.

Mr Feehily lost his life in a head-on collision, outside the village of Dromkeen, on the N24 Limerick to Tipperary road.

The collision appears to have involved a van and three motorcyclists, all who were travelling in convoy at the time of the incident. While one motorcyclists avoided the collision, others involved suffered only minor or no injuries.

Persons with any information regarding this tragic event, are being requested to contact Bruff Garda Station, Tel: 061 382940; the Garda Confidential Telephone Line at 1800 666 111, or indeed any Garda Station.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

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Pedestrian Pronounced Dead Following Collision Near Thurles

A male, aged in his 30s, has been killed after he was struck by a vehicle near Thurles, in Co Tipperary.

The man was walking in the area of Coolkennedy, on the N62, latter between Horse and Jockey and Thurles Town, at around 3:00am this morning, when the tragic collision occurred.

Both Gardaí and Emergency Services immediately attended at the incident scene, however the pedestrian was pronounced dead a short time later.

His body has now been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Limerick, where later a post-mortem examination will take place.

The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, understood to be a van, remained thankfully uninjured.

Persons with information are being asked to contact Thurles Garda Station on Tel: 0504 25100 or the Garda Confidential Line Tel: 1800 666 111.

The roadway remained closed early this morning, but has since reopened.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Alas, this tragic incident brings to 13 persons, the number of fatalities on Tipperary roads so far, this current year; an increase of two when compared with 2018 figures.

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