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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Two men killed following separate road collisions in Tipperary and Kildare

Two fatalities have been reported following separate road collisions that occurred yesterday in Tipperary and Kildare.

The first collision occurred yesterday evening at approximately 6pm in the Derrycrib area of Donadea, Co Kildare.


A motorcyclist, aged in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene following the single-vehicle collision.

His body was removed to Naas General Hospital where a post-mortem examination is to be carried out.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.


Road users in possession of dash-cam footage who were travelling between Timahoe and Donadea between 5:30pm and 6:15pm yesterday are asked to make the footage available to gardaí.

If you have any information in relation to the incident, you are asked to contact Naas Garda Station at 045 884 300, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

Separately, a man in his 40s was killed following a collision that occurred at approximately 9pm last night in Tipperary.

The single-vehicle collision took place in Mainstown, between Faugheen and Carrick-on-Suir where the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who witnessed this collision is asked to contact gardaí while road users who were travelling towards Carrick-on-Suir from Faugheen between 9:00pm and 9:30pm are urged to make any footage available to gardaí.


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