Man dies after crashing car into Kildare canal

The car went into the water at Allenwood South

Man dies after crashing car into Kildare canal

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A man aged in his 30s has died when his car crashed into the canal in Co Kildare this morning.

It happened shortly after 6.00am at Allenwood South in Naas.

Gardaí and emergency services were alerted to the incident after a car left the road and entered the canal.

The man was the only occupant of the car.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact Naas garda station on 045-884-300, the Garda Confidential Line at 1-800-666-111 or any garda station.