Man in his 60s dies after two-vehicle crash in Longford 3 months ago

Man in his 60s dies after two-vehicle crash in Longford

The collision involved a car and an SUV.

A man in his late 60s has died after a two-vehicle crash in Longford on Thursday (20 January).


Shortly after 4pm, emergency services attended the scene of the collision involving a car and an SUV that occurred on a local road at Cleenrath near Augnacliffe.

The man in his late 60s was the driver and sole occupant of the car and was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

Meanwhile, the two occupants of the SUV were taken by ambulance to Cavan Hospital.

Their injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.


At the time of writing on Thursday night, the road is currently closed to allow for a technical examination to be undertaken by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Local diversions have been put in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward and are also appealing to any road users with video footage from the location to make this available to them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Granard Garda station on 043 668 7660, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


Main image via Eamonn Farrell/