Man dies following crash in Co Offaly

The 23-year-old was the only occupant of a car that hit a wall

Man dies following crash in Co Offaly

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A man has died following a crash in Co Offaly overnight.

The incident happened at around 12.05am at Shannongrove, Banagher when a car hit a wall.

The 23-year-old driver was only the only person in the vehicle.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, and the body was taken to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

The stretch of road remains closed this morning to allow for a forensic exam.

Any witnesses to the crash are being asked to contact Portumna Garda Station on 090-974-1004, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.