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N4 reopens following fatal road crash near Mullingar

Feb 4, 2022 20:02 By Shannonside News
N4 reopens following fatal road crash near Mullingar N4 reopens following fatal road crash near Mullingar
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The crash happened on the N4 at Ballinafid early this morning

A man in his 20's has been killed in a road traffic collision near Mullingar today.

He was a passenger in a car which was involved in a collision with an SUV around twenty past nine this morning at Ballinafid.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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The driver and a second passenger in the car were taken to hospital with one being airlifted to Beaumont hospital where his condition is understood to be serious.

The driver and sole occupant of the SUV, a man in his 60's was taken to Tullamore hospital for treatment.

The N4 was closed at the scene for several hours while an examination took place and it was reopened shortly after 5 o' clock this evening.

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Gardai are asking for anyone who may have witnessed the accident to come forward, and they would especially like to hear from anyone who might have video footage from a dash cam.

Mullingar gardai can be contaced on 044-93-84000.

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