Sat, 19 Sep 2020

CO KERRY, Ireland - Garda investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at a roadworks site on Tuesday in Co. Kerry have made a public appeal to a number of people who stopped to assist.

The incident, which may yet be classified as an industrial accident, occurred on Tuesday in Tarbet, Co. Kerry.

Gardai say at around 1:15pm on Tuesday a man, who was carrying out roadworks was involved in an incident with a vehicle on the R551 at Sallowgen between Tarbet and Ballylongford.

The man, aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Health and Safety Authority were notified and a forensic examination of the scene was carried out.

Garda particularly want to speak to the occupants of a number of cars who were stopped at the roadworks site. If you were among them you are asked to to contact Listowel Garda Station on 068-50820.

(File photo).

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