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Fatal road traffic collision on the main Askeaton to Rathkeale Road, Limerick on the 29/7/09 - Names

Two vehicle fatal road traffic collision.


Gardai in Askeaton have named the two victims of yesterday's fatal road traffic collision as Maurice Hartnett, aged 61 from Ballingary, Co. Limerick and Margaret Hartnett, aged 59 years also from Ballingary, Co. Limerick


Garda Press Office

30th July 2009.     14.26hrs



Gardai in Askeaton in Limerick are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision which occurred at approximately 5.45pm this evening - 29th July 2009 on the main Askeaton to Rathkeale Road, approximately 2 miles outside of Askeaton.

A man and a woman both believed to be in their 60's were injured when the van in which they were travelling was involved in a collision with a 4-wheel drive SUV.  Both the man and the woman were subsequently pronounced dead shortly afterwards.

One of the 2 male occupants in the other vehicle was taken to Limerick Regional Hospital with what are believed to be serious injuries.

Gardai are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have been travelling in the area at the time and have any information to contact Gardai at Askeaton on 061-601630 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.



Garda Press Office

21.45hrs  29.7.09