A male pedestrian aged in his late 60s was fatally injured overnight when he was struck by a car in Co Limerick.
The collision occurred on the R513 at the east Co Limerick town of Hospital at approximately 1am this morning.
He was brought to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car was uninjured.
This stretch of road is currently closed pending an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.
LIMERICK: The R513 at Hospital is closed for examination following a fatal collision. Local diversions are in place. https://t.co/qvBPcgxUj8— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) September 10, 2016
Witnesses are asked to contact Bruff Garda Station on 061-382940, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.