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RIP Driver (60s) dies and another man injured after van hits parked vehicle in Kildare

Emergency services rushed to the scene but sadly, the driver was pronounced dead.

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Naas General Hospital in County Kildare (Niall Carson/PA)

Naas General Hospital in County Kildare (Niall Carson/PA)

Naas General Hospital in County Kildare (Niall Carson/PA)

A man in his 60s has died and another was injured in a tragic crash in Co Kildare.

The accident happened just after 2am on the N4 in Moyvalley, when the van he was driving hit another van parked on the side of the road.

Emergency services rushed to the scene but sadly, the driver was pronounced dead.

His body was taken to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital.

Meanwhile, a man in his 30s, a passenger in the second van, was brought to Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown to be treated for non-life threatening injuries, a garda spokesperson said.

The road is currently closed to allow for a technical examination to be conducted by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dash cam) is asked to make this available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Leixlip Garda Station 01 666 7800, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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