Motorist (91) dies after collision with truck

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Gardai in Dunboyne are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision between a car and a truck that occurred on the R147 at Pace, Dunboyne in Meath yesterday.

The crash took place at approximately 12.55pm yesterday.

The 91 year old male driver and sole occupant of the car was seriously injured when his car collided with a truck.

He was taken to Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was also taken to Connolly Hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.