Gardaí Re-Open Westmeath Road After Fatal Crash

Forsenic investigators had been examing the N6 Athlone to Moate road after a Bus Eireann bus, on route to Drogheda, left the road yesterday evening.

Gardai have concluded their investigation of the scene of a fatal crash in the midlands. 

Forsenic investigators had been examing the N6 Athlone to Moate road after a Bus Eireann bus, on route to Drogheda, left the road yesterday evening. 

The 55-year-old driver died following the collision, there were around 20 passengers on board at the time and a number of them were treated at local hospitals for non life threatening injuries. 

The road has now re-opened. 

Gardai are continuing their investigations. 

More from Midlands News