Gardai appeal for witnesses following fatal collision

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
Gardai appeal for witnesses following fatal collision

Gardai are appealing for witnesses following this afternoon's collision which claimed one life.

A 19-year-old male was killed after the car he was driving collided with another vehicle on the Tullamore to Portarlington Road at Geashill in Co Offaly.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:30pm today.

The passenger was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital by ambulance with injuries.

The male driver of the other car was also hospitalised.

Garda Forensic Collision investigators are at the scene and the coroner has been notified.

The road is currently closed between Geashill and Clonygowan, and local traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Tullamore Gardaí +353579327600, or the Garda Confidential number is 1800 666 111.