Friday 20 September 2019

Motorist killed in collision with utility pole in Cavan

Diversions are in place. Stock photo
Diversions are in place. Stock photo

Sean Nolan

Gardai are appealing for witnesses after a male motorist was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Cavan.

According to gardai, they were called to the scene of a collision on the Cavan to Ballyjamesduff road near Cross Keys at approximately 10.45am this morning.

Gardai say that it is understood the car left the road before it struck a utility pole.

The driver and the sole occupant of the car, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His body was removed to Cavan General Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out.

Garda forensic collision investigators are examining the crash site and local diversions are in place.

The local Coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bailieboro Garda Station 042-9694570 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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