Thursday 18 January 2018

Man dies in road crash involving garda car

Lesley-Anne McKeown

A MAN has died after a crash involving a Garda vehicle.

The accident happened on a stretch of dual carriageway between Naas and Newbridge in Co Kildare early today.

The man in his mid-20s was taken by ambulance to Naas General Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

The R445 road remains close to traffic while Garda officers carried out a detailed technical examination of the scene. Diversions have been put in place.

The incident has been referred to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.

Press Association

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