An 11-year-old boy has died following a collision between his bicycle and a Jeep.

The accident happened at 6.15pm yesterday on the R512 on the Ardpatrick Rd out of Kilmallock, Co Limerick.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene and was taken to the Mid Western Regional Hospital in Limerick

A post mortem examination will take place later today.

The scene was technically examined and the road has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information
is asked to contact Gardaí at Bruff on 061 382940 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111.