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Road death Van driver (70s) killed in single-vehicle crash in Mullingar, Co Westmeath


Pictured - Mullingar Garda Station

Pictured - Mullingar Garda Station

Pictured - Mullingar Garda Station

A van driver has died following a road crash in Mullingar, Co Westmeath on Monday evening.

The motorist, a man in his late 70s, was killed when his vehicle crashed in the Gainstown area at approximately 7pm.

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

The deceased was the only person in the van and no other vehicles were involved.

A garda spokesperson said: "A forensic examination of the scene has taken place.

"Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users who may have dash cam footage, to contact them at Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000 or the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111."

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