Man in his 80s killed in Roscommon car crash

The car he was driving left the road

Offaly Express Reporter


Offaly Express Reporter


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Gardaí in Boyle in Roscommon are investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Old Carrick Road, Boyle, Co. Roscommon at 10am this morning.

A male driver, in his early 80s, was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road and struck a wall. He was the sole occupant of the car. His body has been removed to County Roscommon Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic investigation and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 - 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.