Man dies in Co Longford collision

Thu, Dec 13, 2012, 00:00

One man has died and two have been seriously injured following a three car collision in Co Longford.

The incident occurred at 5pm at Lissanurlan on the N5 between Longford and Tarmonbarry, close to Longford Town Football Club.

Three men, the occupants of one car, were taken to the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar.

A 45-year-old man was pronounced dead at the hospital. Two other men, one in his 20 and the other in his 40s, are described as having serious injuries.

The drivers of the other cars were treated for minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.

The road remains closed and diversions are in place via Newtownforbes, Co Longford.