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Man (40) dies after he was knocked down in Limerick last night

The incident happened in the Thomondgate area of the city last night.

The Kileely Road in Limerick.
The Kileely Road in Limerick.

A 40-YEAR old man has died after he was hit by a car in the Thomondgate area of Limerick city yesterday.

At around 11.35pm, the pedestrian was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on Kileely Road. He was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car, a man in his late 20s, was uninjured.

A spokesman said: “Garda forensic collision investigators are examining the scene and local traffic diversions are in place.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Mayorstone garda station 061-456980 or the garda confidential line 1800 666 111.”

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