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22-year-old dies after road collision in Thurles

The incident occurred on Friday night and the man was taken to hospital where he died late last night.

Dublin Road, near Rathmanna.
Dublin Road, near Rathmanna.
Image: Google Streetview

A MAN HAS died after a serious two car collision in Thurles, Co Tipperary on Friday night.

At approximately 10.40pm the 22-year-old was seriously injured when the car he was driving collided with a second car on the N75 at Rathmanna, Thurles.

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, who was also aged 22 years, 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.

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