A 45-year-old man was killed in a road accident just outside Longford town yesterday, Thursday, , evening. The three car collision took place at Mulldogher on the Longford-Tarmonbarry Road at 5.20pm. Two men injured in the collision were taken to Mullingar Regional Hospital. One of the men is believed to have sustained very serious injuries in the collision. The deceased man lived locally.
The N5 Longford to Tarmonbarry Road was closed for a period of time following the crash but the road was re-opened last night.