One person killed and another injured in Offaly road traffic accident this morning

Leitrim Observer Reporter

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Leitrim Observer Reporter

Ballyshannon - Belleek road reopened following accident

One person has died following a road traffic accident this morning.

Gardaí and Emergency Services are at the scene of a fatal road traffic collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian that occurred at approximately 10.50am today, June 14 on Clonmeen Cross Road near Rhode Village, County Offaly.

A male in his 50s was pronounced dead at the scene while another male in his 60s was taken to hospital with injuries.

The road is currently closed and diversions are in place. Forensic Crime Scene Investigators are at the scene and the local coroner has been notified.

Gardaí in Tullamore are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the incident and can provide information to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 9327600, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.