A MAN in his forties died after a traffic accident near the entrance to the Irish Cement factory in Mungret this morning.
The man was driving a Hyundai car that was involved in a collision with a tow-truck on the N67 at around 9.30am. He was brought by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead.
The driver of the tow-truck, a man in his 50s, did not suffer any serious injuries. The road was closed for a number of hours while forensic investigators carried out a technical examination of the accident scene.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward on 061 212 400 (Henry Street), 1800 666 111 (Garda Confidential Line), or at any Garda Station.
Road users who were travelling on the N69 in the Mungret area between 9am and 9:45am and have camera (including dash-cam) footage are asked to make it available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Henry Street Garda Station on 061 212400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.