A 36 year old man has died following a crash at Corboy, Edgeworthstown late last night.
The crash occurred at around 11.10pm when the car the man was driving was involved in a collision with a minibus. The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
A number of ambulances attended the scene and treated the 14 young passengers and two adults on the bus. The bus driver was taken to Mullingar hospital where his injuries are described as non life threatening.
The road was closed for a time but has since re-opened.
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.