Friday 20 July 2018

Young man (22) killed after car he was driving crashes in early hours

Garda forensic collision investigators attended the scene and the road was closed to traffic
Garda forensic collision investigators attended the scene and the road was closed to traffic
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

A 22-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Co Longford in the early hours of Saturday morning.

The fatal single vehicle collision occurred in Lissagernal outside Newtownforbes shortly before 1am.

The male driver of the car, and only occupant, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Garda forensic collision investigators officers are at the crash site and the road is currently closed to traffic.

Local diversions are currently in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Longford Garda Station on 043-3350570 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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