Man killed after being struck by Luas near Kingswood stop

A MAN has died after being struck by a Luas near the Kingswood stop last night.

Gardai are currently investigating after they attended the scene of the collision at around 11.55pm on Monday, March 11.

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The incident occured close to the Luas Kingswood stop.

A Luas spokesperson confirmed through a tweet that the tram service between Red Cow and Tallaght/Saggart had been suspended due to a “serious incident”.

However, the Red Line has since resumed operation with the trams operating as normal this morning.

In a statement to The Echo, a Garda spokesperson said: “Gardaí attended the scene of a collision between a pedestrian and the Luas at the Kingswood Red Line Luas at approximately 11.55pm on Monday night, March 11, 2019. 

“A unidentified man was struck by the Luas and his body has been removed to the city morgue.

“Investigations ongoing.”

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