Gardaí appeal for witnesses following collision in Westmeath

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following collision in Westmeath

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a collision in Westmeath this afternoon which has left a man seriously injured.

The man, in his thirties, was helping to push a broken down car in the hard shoulder of the M6 when he was struck by a passing eastbound lorry .

It happened between Junction 5 at Kilbeggan and Junction 4 at Tyrrellspass at about half two this afternoon.

The victim is being treated at Midland Regional Hospital in Tullamore.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kilbeggan Garda Station.


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