Gardai investigating after fatal truck crash

NewsBy Sunday World

Gardaí in Mullingar are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N52 between Mullingar and Delvin this afternoon.

The incident happend in the townland of Williamstown at 12.30pm today.

A man in his late 40s was fatally injured when the truck he was driving left the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Mullingar Regional Hospital. 

The road is currently closed pending an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.