Man dies in Louth road collision

Gardaí are investigating the incident

Man dies in Louth road collision

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A man in his late thirties has died following a fatal road traffic collision between a car and an articulated truck on the M1 last night.

The driver of the car was seriously injured in the collision, which occurred between junctions 13 and 14 at approximately 1.30 am.

He was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The male driver of the truck, in his mid sixties, was uninjured.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators at currently at scene, the section of the road is closed and local diversions are in place.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing for witnesses. Anyone with information is asked to contact Dunleer Garda Station 041 6851202, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.