Man dies in Rhode accident

Friday, 14th June, 2019 3:25pm

Man dies in Rhode accident

A man has died following a road traffic accident in Rhode.

It happened at Crosmeen Crossroad in the village this morning around 10.50am.

Gardaí and Emergency Services rushed to the scene of the crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, and  a male in his 50s was later pronounced dead, 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.