Gardaí continue probe into fatal Co Longford car crash

Liam Cosgrove


Liam Cosgrove


Car accident

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances behind a fatal road accident close to Edgeworthstown at the weekend.

Gardaí are pressing ahead with an investigation into the circumstances behind a fatal road crash on the main N4 between Edgeworthstown and Mullingar last Saturday morning which claimed the life of a man in his mid 20s.

The victim, whose identity has still not been offically released, was killed when the car he was driving hit a wall close to the Westmeath border at around 6am.

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The sole occupant of the car, the man's body was removed to Mullingar Regional Hospital for a post mortem. Anyone with information is asked to contact Granard Garda Station at (043 6687660).