A 46 year old man has died following a two vehicle collision this morning at 10.30am at Lynch’s Cross, Kells on the N52.
He was fatally injured when the van he was driving collided with a lorry. He was pronounced dead at scene and has been removed to Navan Hospital. A post mortem is to be arranged.
The male lorry driver, 66 years, was taken to Navan Hospital with non life threatening injuries.
The Forensic Collision Investigators are en route. The Kells/Mullingar Road is closed between Lynch's Cross and Clonmellon and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí at Kells are appealing for witnesses to contact them at Kells Garda Station on 046 - 9280820, The Garda Confidential Line 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.