Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal crash

Gardaí are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred yesterday morning (Thursday August 14 ) at 10.30am at the townland of Johnsbrook on the N52 between Clonmellon and Kells (known locally as Lynch’s Cross ).

A male driver, 46 years, was fatally injured when the van he was driving collided with a lorry. He was pronounced dead at the scene and has been removed to Navan Hospital. A post mortem is to be arranged.

The male lorry driver, 66 years, was taken to Navan Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The forensic collision investigators attended the scene on Thursday and the road was closed with local diversions in place.

Investigating gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Kells Garda Station on (046 ) 9280820, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111, or any Garda station.

 

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