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Fatal road traffic collision at Mullinachta, Longford on the 24/6/09 - Age update

Age of the deceased is 42 years.


Please be advised that the age of the deceased is 42 years and not 60 years as stated in our previous press release - see below.


Garda Press Office

09.30hrs 25th June 2009



Gardaí at Granard are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at approximately 2.30pm today, the 24/6/09 at Clogh Bridge, Mullinachta, Co. Longford.


This collision involved a teleporter and a car.


The driver of the teleporter was killed and his body remains at scene. He is believed to be approximately 60 years of age and he will shortly be removed to Mullingar General Hospital.


There were 3 adults and a child in the car.  They did not receive any injuries.


The road remains closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic Collision Investigation.



Garda Press Office

1730hrs, 24 June 2009.