Man dies in Longford road accident

Man dies in Longford road accident

A man in his 30s has died after a car and a minibus were in collision in Co Longford last night.

It happened on the N4 Dublin to Longford Road late last night.

The 36-year-old male driver of the car was fatally injured in the collision, which happened at Corboy in Edgeworthstown at around 11pm.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the minibus was taken to Mullingar hospital, however his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Fourteen young passengers and two adult passengers who were on the bus were treated at the scene.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Granard Garda station on 043 6687660, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


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