Marita Moloney
Marita Moloney

08.15 15 Nov 2020


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A man in his 40s has died following a single-vehicle crash in Co Meath.

The incident occurred at the roundabout at Nine Mile Stone in Baltransa, Ashbourne, at around 7.25pm yesterday evening.

The van which the man had been driving became engulfed in flames.

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Fire and emergency services then attended the scene and the blaze was brought under control.

The man, who was the sole occupant of the van, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His remains have been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady's Hospital Navan where a post mortem will be carried out.

A technical examination of the scene has taken place and the road has fully re-opened.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users with dashcam footage, to contact them at Ashbourne Garda Station on 01 801 0600 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

They say investigations are ongoing.

Main image: File photo. Credit: RollingNews.ie

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