News

Man, 60, dies and two injured after car-SUV collision in Longford as Gardai appeals for information

A man in his 60s has died in Longford after a collision between a car and an SUV.

The fatal crash took place this afternoon on a local road in Cleenrath, near Augnacliffe.

A man in his 60s died after a crash in Co Longford today

2

A man in his 60s died after a crash in Co Longford todayCredit: Google Maps
Gardai is looking for witnesses to continue

2

Gardai is looking for witnesses to continueCredit: Niall Carson / PA Wire

Gardai and emergency services were on the scene around 4 p.m., where the driver and lone occupant were pronounced dead some time later.

Meanwhile, two people in the SUV were taken by ambulance to Cavan hospital, and their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

The road is currently closed for technical testing and local threading is underway.

ONE Garda “Gardaí in Granard is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in County Longford on Thursday, January 20, 2022.

“Shortly after 4pm, Gardaí and emergency services were at the scene of a collision between a car and an SUV on a local road in Cleenrath near Augnacliffe.

“The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, a man in his late 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.”

Most read in The Irish Sun

They added: “Two people in the SUV were taken by ambulance to Cavan hospital. Their injuries were not life-threatening.

“The road is currently closed to allow Garda Forensic Collision Coroners to conduct a technical inspection.

Police are now appealing for anyone who may have seen the fatal crash to come forward.

And they’re asking any passerby with footage from that location to give it to them.

They added: “Anyone with any information is asked to contact Granard Garda station on 043 668 7660, Garda Security Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

OTHER TESTS

It comes as a separate, man in his 80s passed away and two others were taken to hospital after a horrific crash in Galway.

The tragic accident happened this afternoon on the westbound M6 line between Junction 18 and Junction 19.

A man in his 70s and a woman in her 20s were taken to University Hospital Galway, but their injuries are understood to be not life-threatening.

Anyone with information about the Galway tragedy is asked to contact Galway Garda Station on 091 538 000, Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

https://www.thesun.ie/news/8239290/man-dead-crash-longford-two-rushed-hospital-gardai/ Man, 60, dies and two injured after car-SUV collision in Longford as Gardai appeals for information

Fry Electronics Team

Fry Electronics.com is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@fry-electronics.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button