Driver dies after crashing into barrier in Co Laois
45-year-old man pronounced dead at scene in Borris in Ossory this morning
Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examined the scene on the M7 at Knockaroo today.
A 45-year-old man was killed when the vehicle he was driving crashed into a barrier in Co Laois this morning.
The man was travelling south along the M7 when the incident occurred at Knockaroo in Borris in Ossory at around 6.40am.
He was pronounced dead at the scene and taken to Midlands Hospital Portaloise, where a post mortem will take place tomorrow.
The road was closed for a time to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators, but has since reopened.
Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Portaloise Garda station on 057 8674100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.