Gardaí appeal for witnesses following fatal road accident on Hyde Road, Limerick

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GARDAÍ are investigating a fatal road traffic collision involving a car and a bicycle that occurred at approximately 12:15am on Friday 26th June 2020 on the Hyde Road, Limerick.

The male driver of the car and a male cyclist were both pronounced dead at the scene. Ages of both are unconfirmed at this time.

A front-seat passenger in the car, a male youth in his teens, was also injured and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital, Limerick, with non-life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

Forensic Collision Investigators will be examining the scene this morning and the road remains closed. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí at Roxboro Road are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Gardaí are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling in the area at the time to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Roxboro Road Garda Station on 061 214340 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.