We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

File image: The driver of the lorry was taken to Naas General Hospital. Niall Carson/PA

Man (50s) killed in Naas collision involving car and lorry

The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

A MAN IN his 50s has been killed in a fatal collision involving a car and a lorry in Naas, Co Kildare this morning.

The collision occurred in the Stephenstown area of Kilcullen at approximately 9.50am.

The driver of the car, believed to be aged in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed to the mortuary at Naas General Hospital where a post mortem is due to be carried out. 

The driver of the lorry, a man in his 50s, was taken to Naas General Hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

The road is expected to remain closed until late this evening while a technical examination of the scene is being carried out. 

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users who may have dash cam footage, to contact them at Naas Garda Station on 045 884 300 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel