A 22-year-old man has died in Co Laois road traffic accident

A 22-year-old mad has died in a road crash in Portarlington, Co Laois.

The young man died when the car he was driving collided with a wall and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident that occurred at Kilmullen, Portarlington Co Laois at approximately 3.50am this morning.

His body has been taken to Midland Regionbal Hospital in Portlaoise and the stretch of road has been closed off to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

There have been no reports of any other injuries. 

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Portlaoise Garda Station on 057 8674100, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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