Appeal for witnesses after man dies following crash in Co Longford

The crash happened at around 12.50am outside Newtownforbes

Appeal for witnesses after man dies following crash in Co Longford

File photo. Image: Garda Press Office

A man has died following a crash in Co Longford early this morning.

The single-vehicle crash happened in the townland of Lissagernal, outside Newtownforbes at around 12.50am.

The 22-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

A Garda forensic team is at the crash site, and the road is currently closed to traffic.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact Longford Garda Station on 043-335-0570, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.