Man dies following crash at Balbriggan this morning

by Gary Ibbotson

A man has died following a two-car crash which occurred in Balbriggan earlier this morning.

This incident, which is understood to have happened on the M1 northbound at 5:30am, is currently being investigated by Gardai.

A Gardai spokesperson said that two cars collided near junction six and the man, currently unnamed, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the other car was injured and taken to hospital but it is believed his injuries are not life threatening.

A stretch of the road where the crash took place remains closed as forensic investigators work at the scene. 

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and are asking any drivers who may have dash cam footage to contact them.

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