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Fatal road traffic collision on the N81 Blessington Road, Tallaght on the 4/9/08

Fatal road traffic collsion on the N81 Blessington Road, Tallaght on the 4/9/08

 

Please note that the young man who died in the fatal collision in Tallaght on 4th September 2008  (previous release 1044A/08 refers) was 13 years old and not 15 as reported earlier. 

 

Garda Press Office 

17.35hrs  4.9.08 

Ref:  1046/08

 

In relation to the earlier collision which occurred in Tallaght (Press Release 1044A/08 below refers), Gardai in Tallaght are asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have information to contact Tallaght Garda Station on 01-666-6000. 

 

Press Office

16.30hrs  4.9.08

Ref:  1045/08   

 

Gardai at Tallaght are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon (4th September 2008) on the N81 Blessington Road, Tallaght near The Jobstown Inn. (Traffic Press Release below refers).  A 15 year old male pedestrian was involved in a collision with a van.  He was brought to Tallaght General Hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead. 

The N81 remains closed and is expected to remain closed until at least 6.00pm.  Diversions are in place and motorsists are asked to avoid the area if at all possible. 

Garda Press Office

15.45hrs  4.9.08

 

Gardai are at the scene of a road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon (4th September 2008) on the N81 Blessington Road, Tallaght near The Jobstown Inn.

The road is currently closed in both directions.  Gardai, ambulance and fire brigade are at the scene and are urging the public to avoid the area if possible.  Diversions are in place and motorist are asked to use Fortunestown Lane or City West as an alternative route. 

No further information is available at this point. 

Garda Press Office 

4th September 2008 14.04pm

Ref: 1044A/08