Man in his 80s dies following crash in Co Roscommon

The man's car left the road and hit a wall on the Old Carrick Road in Boyle

Man in his 80s dies following crash in Co Roscommon

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

It happened on the Old Carrick Road in Boyle, at 10am when a car left the road and hit a wall.

The driver - a man in his early 80s - was the only person in the car, and he was fatally injured.

His body has been taken to Roscommon University Hospital, where a post-mortem is due to take place.

The road is closed to allow for a forensic examination, and diversions are in place.

Any witnesses are being asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-962-1630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.