Road reopens after fatal Longford crash

The R198 between Longford and Drumlish has re-opened overnight following a fatal road traffic collision yesterday evening.

A woman in her thirties was killed in the incident which is said to have involved three vehicles.

The collision happened around six kilometres from Longford town around seven o’ clock yesterday evening.


Three other people were taken to Mullingar hospital for treatment but the extent of their injuries isn’t known.

The woman who was killed is understood to be from the local area.