Three people including a toddler have been killed in a road traffic collision in Co. Tipperary. It's understood they were all members of the same family.
The single-vehicle collision happened when the car hit a wall outside Cashel before 9pm last night.
A man and a woman, in their 40s, who were sitting in the back of the car were pronounced dead at the scene, along with a young boy.
His body has been taken to Tipperary University Hospital, Clonmel.
Meanwhile, a man and a woman who were sitting in the front of the car and aged in their 20s are currently in a serious condition in the same hospital.
We are currently at the scene of a multiple fatality single vehicle collision at Windmill Knockbulloge near Cashel Co. Tipperary that occurred earlier tonight.
The road remains closed and diversions are in place as local Gardaí investigate the circumstances of this collision. pic.twitter.com/D09i279Ylo
— An Garda Síochána (@GardaTraffic) August 29, 2023
The road at Windmill, Knockbulloge is closed this morning and is expected to remain close, as forensic investigators are due to arrive shortly.
While an incident room has been set up in Cahir Garda Stations.
Gardai are asking for anyone with information or camera footage to come forward.
This tragedy comes just days after four young people were killed in a crash in Clonmel, just 30 kilometre from away.