Saturday 27 May 2017

Man (50s) dies following crash

N2 Castleblayney. Picture: Google Maps
N2 Castleblayney. Picture: Google Maps
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Gardaí are investigating a fatal collision in Co Monaghan on Sunday.

A man in his 50’s was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road and collided with a wooden fence at Drumcrew, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan on the N2 at approximately 4pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. A female passenger in the car was uninjured.

This stretch of road is currently closed pending the completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Castleblayney Garda Station on 042-9740668842870, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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