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Saturday 30 September 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Road Deaths

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Young girl and three women killed in Westmeath road crash
A car and a jeep collided on a stretch of the N4.
Driver deaths are down, but "more vulnerable" road users are being killed
The Public Accounts Committee was also told that about 130,000 more cars were taxed this year following an end to the practice where vehicles could be declared as “off-road” after the fact.
Six-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Kilkenny housing estate
The young child was in a housing estate on the outskirts of the city.
Mayo pedestrian dies after being struck by a van
The man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene.
Two motorcyclists killed in Clare crash
A female pillion passenger was also injured in the collision and has been taken to Galway University Hospital.
The highest speed detected by gardaí today was 30km per hour over the limit
A vehicle in Sligo was found to be travelling 130km per hour in a 100 km per hour zone. Slow down everyone, it’s the weekend.
Two people killed in separate overnight road crashes
Both incidents took place in the early hours of this morning.
Elderly pedestrian killed after being struck by a 4x4 in Kilkenny
The woman’s body has been removed from the scene at Graiguenamanagh.
May Bank Holiday on the roads: five deaths, 151 drunk drivers and 2,164 speeders
Seven children have died on Ireland’s roads so far this year – equalling last year’s total.
Man killed when his car struck a ditch in the early hours of this morning
The 24 year old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gardaí search for blue BMW involved in fatal hit-and-run in Loughrea
A cyclist in his 60s was taken to hospital where he died later from his injuries.
Speed cameras record more than 7,000 hours of driving each month
There are 727 “speed enforcement zones” throughout the country.
Road deaths falling in Europe - but up 19 per cent in Ireland
The European Commission expressed concern today about trends in deaths of vulnerable road users like pedestrians and cyclists.
Two men have died in Tyrone car crash
It happened in the early hours of this morning.
13-year-old boy knocked down and killed in Donegal
A man in his late 50s was also injured in the incident at Buncrana.
Appeal for witnesses after death of motorcyclist in Cork crash
The man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene this morning.
Elderly woman killed in Tipperary car crash
A second woman, who was a passenger in the car, was also injured in the collision.
Teenager killed in Tipperary road crash
The 19-year-old man’s car struck a tree this morning.
Woman knocked down by articulated truck in Thurles
The pedestrian who was in her mid-50s was walking on Slievenamon Road in the town.
Man in 60s killed in Ennis road crash
The man was pronounced dead at the scene last night.
80% of drivers killed on Irish roads last year were male
The most dangerous time for driving on Irish roads is between 2pm and 6pm.
Two men die as their cars collide in Mayo early this morning
The men aged 43 and 47 years were pronounced dead at scene of the crash in Ballinahaglish.
Numbers killed on Ireland’s roads rises for first time in eight years
The number of people who died on the roads increased by 17.5 per cent in just one year.
Another Christmas tragedy on Irish roads as woman dies in Offaly car crash
She was the driver and sole occupant of the car.
New dual carriageway will replace treacherous stretch of Sligo-Dublin road
The N4 Action Group had erected 30 white crosses along the 10km stretch to mark the number of deaths on the road in recent years.
How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?
Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.
Section of motorway closed after a lorry collided with a jeep towing livestock
A vet is currently on scene, attending to a number of sheep.
Young man killed in Dublin road crash
The 22-year-old was the passenger of a car that hit a tree in the Baldwinstown area last night.
Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night
The pedestrian was killed as she crossed the road at Edgeworthstown.
Shock treatment for students at simulated crash
A complex rescue operation was simulated by volunteer emergency service people at college campus to hit home with road safety message.
These are the top ten spots where drivers speed in Dublin
0These locations will receive “targeted enforcement” as part of a new Garda campaign.
Motorcyclist (34) killed in Navan road crash
He is the 21st biker to be killed on Irish roads this year.
Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about Ryanair to sue Channel 4 Dispatches, Aer Arann strike and testicle-eating fish.
Gardaí urge drivers to slow down as road deaths rise
Motorcyclists who have died in 2013 have already surpassed those killed in 2012.
Three-year-old airlifted to hospital in Crumlin after being struck by a car in Co Cork
The boy received serious injuries when he was hit by the car in Barryroe, about five miles from Clonakilty.
70-year-old woman dies after being struck by van
The crash happened on the Old Bawn Road in Tallaght this afternoon.
Second man dies as a result of stolen taxi crash
The car crashed into a lock bridge close to the Convention Centre in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois
The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.
Man dies in early-morning Louth crash
The victim was in his 20s.
96 per cent of motorcyclists killed on Irish roads are male
Information on collisions over the last three years shows that most collisions happen when a motorcyclist is overtaking another vehicle turning right.