Two pedestrians killed and three people hospitalized in three separate collisions overnight

Two men have died after being struck by vehicles overnight in separate road accidents in Dublin and Galway, while three people were hospitalized in another serious clash in Co Cork.

A man in his 30s died after being hit by a car just before 1am in Ballymun, Dublin.

The collision occurred at Poppintree Park Lane West, Ballymun.

The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, was taken from the scene to Mater Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car did not require hospital treatment.

The scene is currently under investigation by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Separately, a man in his 40s died after a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Tuam, Co Galway, in the early hours of Sunday.

The collision occurred just after 12.30am on the N83 at Cahervoley, Cummer near Tuam.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was taken from the scene to Galway University Hospital (UHG), where he was later pronounced dead. The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, did not require hospital treatment.

The road at the crash site is closed for investigation by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are currently in place on the N83 between Corofin Cross and Corrandrum National School.

In a third collision overnight, three people have been hospitalized in Cork after a two-car collision. A man in his late teens – a driver of one of the cars – was seriously injured in the collision, which happened at around 11pm last night in Fairhill, Cork.

Two occupants of the second vehicle – a woman in his 30s and a man in his 60s – were also taken to Cork University Hospital. Her injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Gardaí is appealing to anyone who witnessed any of the incidents to come forward. Road users with camera footage (including dashcam) who were in the areas at the time of the collisions are asked to make them available to the Gardaí investigations.

Anyone with information about the collision in Galway is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

In the meantime, anyone with information about the Dublin collision is asked to contact Ballymun Garda Station on 01 6664400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Anyone with information about the Cork collision is asked to contact Gurranabraher Garda Station on 021 494 6200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

The investigations are ongoing.

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