Man dies in Longford crash

Accident happened in the early hours of Monday morning, July 8.

A man has died following an early morning crash in Longford.

Gardaí are investigating the fatal single-vehicle road traffic collision that occurred outside Ballymahon at approximately 12.45am on the N55 on Monday morning, July 8.

The driver of the car, a man aged in his 30s, was treated by emergency services at the scene but later passed away.

His body was taken to Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

The road remains closed this morning with an examination by Forensic Collision Investigators currently under way. Local diversions remain in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling in the area at the time of the collision are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ballymahon Garda Station on 090 6432303, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.