two car crash

Man dies after two car crash near Roscommon town

two car crash

A 40 year old man has died following a two car crash on the N61 between Roscommon town and Ballymurray last night.

Updated at 11:50am

The incident occurred at Carrowmore at approximately 11:20pm. The man, who was the sole occupant of the car, was taken to Portiuncula Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The occupants of the second car, a 44-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl, were taken to Tullamore General Hospital where their injuries are described as non-life threatening

The road has now been re-opened following a forensic examination by Gardaí.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Roscommon Garda Station on 090 6638300, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.