A man dies in a fatal car accident at CoLaois

A man in his 40s died in a car accident in Laois on Friday morning.

Gardai and paramedics are currently at the scene of the incident from Ballacolla to Rasdowny Road Ballacolla, Leish.

The collision involved the car and occurred around 1 am.

A man in his early 40s, a car driver, was sentenced to death at the scene.

His body was removed and taken to Midland Regional Hospital Portraitish.

A male passenger in his early thirties was treated on-site for his injury, which was not considered life-threatening.

From Ballacolla to Rathdowney Road is closed between Moyne Cross and Rathmakelly Crossroads until a technical investigation is conducted. Local detours are being implemented.

Gardai is accusing witnesses of this clash to come forward, or for those with dashcam footage to move on Rasdowny Road from 12:30 am to 1:30 am.

For more information, please contact the Portlaoise Road Garda Station at 0578674100, the GardaConfidential Line at 1800 666111, or any Garda Station.

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