Man in his 30s killed in two-car collision on N4

Man in his 30s killed in two-car collision on N4

A man in his 30s was killed early this morning, on the N4 Dublin to Sligo road, after his car collided with a van.

Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N4 between Edgeworthstown and Rathowen, County Longford/Westmeath, this morning at approximately 6am.

One man, aged in his 30s, suffered fatal injuries when the car he was driving collided with a van.

He was the sole occupant of this car and was pronounced dead at scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the van, a man aged in his early 30s, was brought to Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore with serious non-life threatening injuries.

A section of the N4 is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision investigators. Diversions are in place.

Investigating gardai are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Granard garda station on 043 6687660, the garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111 or any garda station.