Gardai in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick are investigating a fatal hit and run road traffic collision at Ballingarry, Co Limerick on the 2nd of September 2018.
The collision occurred shortly before 11pm at Rylands, (on the Ballingarry to Rathkeale Rd)R518. A male(76 years) was fatally injured and pronounced dead at the scene. His body was removed to the mortuary at Limerick University Hospital where a post mortem will take place later today the 3rd September 2018.
The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place.
Gardai are appealing for witnesses, for anyone with information in connection with the collision or anyone who may have been on that stretch of road between 10.30pm and 11.15pm on the 2nd of September to contact them on 069 20650, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.