Gardaí appealing for witnesses to crash that killed man in his 50s

Gardaí appealing for witnesses to crash that killed man in his 50s

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic accident in Co Monaghan.

A man in his 50s died yesterday in Castleblaney when his car left the road and crashed into a wooden fence.

The incident happened at Drumcrew, on the N2 road at approximately 4pm.

The man, who was the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

A female passenger in the car was uninjured.


More in this Section

Prisoners involved in five-hour hostage situation at Midlands PrisonPrisoners involved in five-hour hostage situation at Midlands Prison

Update: Kayleigh O'Brien has been found safe and wellUpdate: Kayleigh O'Brien has been found safe and well

Mayo council warns motorists of flash flooding risks in advance of yellow rain warningMayo council warns motorists of flash flooding risks in advance of yellow rain warning

€170m spent to put homeless families in emergency accommodation last year€170m spent to put homeless families in emergency accommodation last year


Lifestyle

Some readers have been in touch about the movement of frogs, which is timely as these fascinating creatures now emerge from hibernation.Donal Hickey: Time for frog-spotting

A very short drive from Kinsale lies an island that is the international focal point for a tough breed of people.Islands of Ireland: In the swim of things at Sandy Cove Island

'Myrtle, your hair is on fire,' an alarmed guest exclaimed as Myrtle’s fringe went up in flames while she was enthusiastically flambéing crêpes beside their table.Darina Allen: The best recipes to get you ready for Pancake Tuesday

Paul McLauchlan meets Nicholas HoultThe kid from About A Boy is now the face of Armani

More From The Irish Examiner