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Elderly couple killed in holiday crash in Limerick

The couple are understood to have been visiting from the UK. Credit: PA

An elderly couple have died in a crash between their car and a lorry while on holiday in Co Limerick.

The collision happened on the N25 Limerick to Tipperary road, near the village of Dromkeen, on Wednesday morning.

The man in his 80s and woman in her 70s were both pronounced dead at the scene.

It is understood the married couple were visiting the Republic of Ireland from the UK.

The driver of the lorry, a man in his 40s, was taken by ambulance to University Hospital Limerick.

His condition is not believed to be life-threatening.