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Man in his 70s dies in N4 Road crash

May 2, 2022 20:05 By Shannonside News
Man in his 70s dies in N4 Road crash Man in his 70s dies in N4 Road crash
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Gardai in Mullingar are investigating the two vehicle collision.

A man in his 70s has died following a road crash on the N4.

Shortly after 5:00pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a serious collision involving a lorry and a car on the N4 near Ballinlack.

The driver of the car, a man in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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A woman in her 70s, who was a passenger in the car, was airlifted from the scene to Tallaght Hospital.

Her condition is understood to be serious.

The driver of the lorry (male 40s) was taken by Ambulance to Mullingar Hospital. His injuries are not life threatening.

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The deceased has since been removed to the mortuary at Mullingar Hospital and the local Coroner will be notified.

The road at the crash site is currently closed to traffic in both directions and diversions are in place.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene.

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Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. Those with camera footage from the N4 near Ballinalack at the time of the collision are asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

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