Fatal motorway crash near Broadford

Carbury Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured on the M4 westbound at Kilmore at approximately 1.25 am this morning Friday, May 25.

Carbury Gardai are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occured on the M4 westbound at Kilmore at approximately 1.25 am this morning Friday, May 25.

A two car collision occurred and one male driver aged 31 years was pronounced dead at scene.

He has been removed to Naas General Hospital.

The driver of the other vehicle in the second car received minor injuries. There were no other people in the vehicles.

Forensic investigators are at scene and the road is closed with diversions in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Carbury Garda Station 046 9553002, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

This is the first car crash in Kildare this year that lead to a fatality.