Passenger killed in single vehicle accident in Meath


Gardai in Ashbourne, Co. Meath are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occured at Cornelstown, Co. Meath in the early hours of this morning.

A man in his early 20s was fatally injured when the car he was a passenger in left the road.

The driver and second passenger received non life threatening injuries.

The body of the deceased man was pronounced dead at scene and his body removed to Navan Hospital. 

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

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.