Young man dies in car crash on outskirts of Limerick City

A YOUNG man died and another was seriously injured in two-car collision on the outskirts of Limerick City last night.

The fatal collision happened shortly before 10pm near Larkin’s Cross, Parteen on the south east Clare side of the county border.

According to a Garda press statement Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a fatal road traffic collision on the R463 at Parteen which involved two cars.

“A man, aged in his 20s, received fatal injuries and was later pronounced deceased at the scene. His body has since been taken to the morgue at University Hospital Limerick.”

“A second man, in his late teens, and from the same vehicle, was taken to University Hospital Limerick to receive treatment for serious injuries.”

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“A technical examination of the scene by Forensic Collision Investigators is scheduled to take place this morning.”

Local road diversions remain in place.

Appealing for witnesses Gardaí asked that “any road users with video footage (including dash cam)” make this available to investigating officers.

Anyone with information should contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212 400 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.