Woman killed, four-year-old boy injured in four-car crash

Investigations are underway into a fatal crash in Co Limerick last night.

A 20-year-old woman was killed in a four-car collision at Ballymurragh, Newcastle West at 10.20pm.

Her death brings to four the number of people who were killed on the roads over the weekend.

A four-year-old boy travelling in a second car was taken to Limerick Regional Hospital where his condition is described as not life threatening.

A man in his 40s and a woman in her 30s were also taken to hospital with minor injuries and have since been discharged.

The road was closed for technical examination overnight and has since reopened.

Anyone with information asked to contact Newcastle West Garda Station on 069 20650, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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