Wed, 12 Aug 2020

CO TIPPERARY, Ireland - A woman in her 60s has been killed after the car which she was driving collided with a truck on the N62.

The crash occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning.

According to Gardaí in Thurles, who are investigating the crash, a man in his mid-40s was driving his truck at Dovea, Bouladuff, Thurles, Co. Tipperary (on the N62, Thurles to Templemore road) at around 2:30am Saturday. It was at this time the man's truck collided with the car.

It is understood the driver of the car was killed instantly. Her body was taken to University Hospital Limerick. The truck driver was not injured.

The road where the collision occurred was closed for a lengthy period with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or travelled on the N62, or who can assist them in relation to this investigation to contact Gardaí at Thurles Garda Station on 0504 - 25100, The Garda Confidential Line 18000 666 111 or any Garda Station.

(File photo).

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