A 79-YEAR-OLD man has died following the collision of the camper van he was driving with a lorry near Edgeworthstown in Co Longford this evening.
The collision occurred on the N4 at Lisfarrell at approximately 5.20pm. The man’s body has been removed to Mullingar Hospital for a post-mortem examination.
A woman in her 60s who was a passenger in the camper van was taken to hospital but her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
The road is currently closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.
Anyone who may have any information about the incident is asked to contact Granard Garda Station on 043 6687660 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.