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Man in his 20s dies in Roscommon crash

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

A stretch of the R293 in Roscommon.
A stretch of the R293 in Roscommon.

A MAN IN his 20s has died following a single vehicle car crash in Roscommon this morning.

Gardaí said the incident happened on the R293 Ballaghaderreen to Gorteen Road at around 8am.

They said that the driver, who was the sole occupant of the van, appeared to have crashed into a tree.

A garda spokesman said:” He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has since been removed to Roscommon University Hospital. Diversions have been put in place on the R293 to facilitate the Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Witnesses are asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any garda station.”

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