Tuesday 27 June 2017

Man killed, another injured in collision between car and truck

Garda accident sign
Garda accident sign
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A 62-year-old man was killed in a collision between a car and a truck on Thursday afternoon.

The man, who was driving the car, was fatally injured in the crash, which occurred at Kilmurray, Johnstown Bridge, Co Kildare at 2.45pm.

The male driver of the truck, aged 66, suffered minor injuries and was taken to Blanchardstown Hospital.

Gardai report the road to be currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information, particularly those travelling from Johnstown Bridge to Kilshanroe this afternoon.

They have asked people to contact them at Kilcock Garda Station on 01 - 6757390, The Garda confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda station.

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