Man dies following Tipperary crash

Cork University Hospital

A 22-year-old man who was involved in a car crash in Co Tipperary on Friday has died in hospital.

The two-car collision on the N75 at Rathmanna, Thurles. took place at around 10.40pm on Friday night.

A man was seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car.

He was taken by ambulance to South Tipperary General Hospital with serious injuries and later transferred to Cork University Hospital where he was pronounced dead late last night.

The driver of the second car (also aged 22) was taken to hospital with minor injures and later discharged.

Forensic collisions investigators carried out a full technical examination at the scene and Gardai in Thurles are appealing for witnesses to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Thurles Garda Station 0504 25100, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

More in this Section

RNLI: Distressed sheep rescued after 200ft cliff fall

Donald Trump's immigration comments spark fear for undocumented Irish

Eamon Gilmore calls for statutory inquiry into ticket scandal

PSNI investigate two separate stabbing incidents in Belfast


Today's Stories

Government talks with web giants on tackling extremism on social media

Two patients a day seek treatment in EU over failings in our health system

McDonald’s opposes Supermac’s overseas expansion plans again

Courthouse authorities may be compelled to ensure full access

Lifestyle

Irish wool textile weaving is alive and thriving

Welsh Rarebit: The perfect cheese on toast recipe, for tea time

Make your garden a musical haven, with help from green-fingered DJ Jo Whiley

Robin Gill’s Garden Courgette with Smoked Buffalo Milk Curd and Roof-Top Honey

More From The Irish Examiner