Elderly man dies after road accident in the Midlands

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Elderly man dies  after road accident in the Midlands

Elderly man dies after road accident in the Midlands

An elderly man killed in road accident in the Midlands on Tuesday evening.

Gardaí are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred in the Gainstown area of Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, on Tuesday at approximately 7pm.

A man in his late 70s, the sole occupant of a van, was pronounced dead at the scene. His remains have been removed to Mullingar Regional Hospital. A forensic examination of the scene has taken place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users who may have dash cam footage, to contact them at Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111.