Man in his 40s dies after road crash in Roscommon
A man in his 40s has died following a road crash in Roscommon on Friday morning (7 January).
Emergency services attended the scene of the fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred on the N61 at Ballybay in Kiltoom shortly after 9.30am.
The man in his 40s was the driver of the car and received medical treatment at the scene but was later pronounced dead.
His body has since been taken to the mortuary at Roscommon University Hospital and a post-mortem will take place in due course.
A Garda spokesperson said that as of midday the road remains closed with diversions in place and that a technical examination by Forensic Collision Investigators is underway.
Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to come forward.
They are also urging any road users who may have camera footage, including dashcam footage, and were travelling on the N61 at the time to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Roscommon Garda Station on 090 663 8300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.