A three year old boy and his grandparents have died in a road crash in Co Tipperary.
It happened in the Windmill Knockbulloge area on the outskirts of Cashel shortly before 9pm on Tuesday evening, when a car hit a wall in the Windmill Knockbulloge area of Cashel, Co. Tipperary.
A three-year-old boy and a man and a woman aged in their 40s, who were sitting in the back of the car, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The bodies of the man and woman in their 40s were taken to University Hospital Waterford where a post-mortem will take place. The young body's remains were taken to Tipperary University Hospital in Clonmel.
Windmill, Knockbulloge outside Cashel, in Tipperary where Gardai confirm that two rear seat passengers in their 40s and a 3 y/o boy were killed in a single vehicle crash, while a man and woman on their 20s are in a serious condition.
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Two others were aged in their 20s were seriously injured in the crash. The man and a woman were the driver and front-seat passenger of the car.
They were taken to Tipperary University Hospital where they continue to be treated for serious injuries.
The road in Windmill Knockbulloge remains closed on Wednesday for an examination by Garda Forensic Investigators.
Gardaí are appealing for anyone with camera footage, who was travelling in the Windmill Knockbulloge area near Cashel between 8.30 pm and 9.15 pm on Tuesday evening, to make it available to them.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Cahir Garda station on 052 617 7640.