Wednesday 21 March 2018

Young man killed after car collides with lorry

Brian O'Reilly

Brian O'Reilly

A YOUNG man has been killed after the car he was driving collided with a lorry.

The collision occurred at Dalystown in Co Westmeath just before 5pm this evening on the Tyrellstown to Mullingar Road.

The young man was the sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the truck received minor injuries and was taken to Tullamore General Hospital for treatment.

Gardai have advised that the road is currently closed to facilitate a Forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Mullingar Garda station on 044 9384000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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