Elderly man dies following two vehicle collision in Meath

The 91-year-old was the driver and sole occupant of the car

Elderly man dies following two vehicle collision in Meath

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Gardaí in Dunboyne are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision between a car and a truck in which a man was killed.

It happened on the R147 at Pace, Dunboyne at around 12.55pm Tuesday.

The 91-year-old man was the driver and sole occupant of the car.

He was seriously injured when his car collided with a truck.

He was taken to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck was also taken to Connolly Hospital with minor injuries.

The road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since re-opened.

Gardaí are asking witnesses to contact Ashbourne garda station on 01-8010-600, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line at 1800-666-111 or any garda station.