Person Loses Life In Crash In County Laois After Car Goes On Fire

A person’s lost their life in a crash in County Laois after their car went on fire.

It’s not yet known if it’s a man or a woman.

“The single car crash happened on the Athy Road in Stradbally at around a quarter to 3 yesterday afternoon.

The person who was driving the car was killed when it hit a wall and then went on fire.

Their body has been taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise where a post mortem will be carried out.

The Athy Road which was closed yesterday evening for a technical examination has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward – anyone with information is asked to contact Portlaoise Garda Station.

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