Friday 23 February 2018

Man killed in collision between car and two articulated lorries

A pedestrian is seriously injured after being struck by a car. Stock picture
A pedestrian is seriously injured after being struck by a car. Stock picture
Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A MAN has been killed after the car he was driving was involved in a collision with two articulated lorries.

The accident occurred on the N5 at Knockbrack at around 5pm.

The deceased man is aged in his 30s.

Both drivers of the lorries have been taken to hospital in a serious condition, however both are expected to survive.

The scene is currently preserved for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Witnesses are asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094 9372080, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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