Collision between car and truck kills man in Belturbet
Sheetal Sukhija - Sunday 11th March, 2018
Gardai said that they have launched an investigation into the collision
The incident took place on the N3 at Bunn in Belturbet, Cavan
A man in his late 40s was killed when the car he was driving collided with an articulated truck
CAVAN, Ireland - In a traffic collision on the N3 at Bunn in Belturbet, Co Cavan, a man was killed when a car and a truck collided on Saturday.
Gardai said that they had opened an investigation into the collision.
They said that the man, in his late 40s, was killed after the car he was driving was involved in a collision with an articulated truck.
While the driver of the truck was not injured in the collision, the man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Gardai closed the road following the collision to carry out a forensic examination of the crash site by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.
Gardai said in a statement, “Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the N3 at Bunn, Belturbet, Co. Cavan. The collision happened at 6.20 on March 9th 2018. A man in his late 40s was killed when his car was in collision with an articulated truck. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck was not injured.”
Officials added, "The road at the scene remains closed to facilitate an examination of the crash site by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators."
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