Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Trim, Co. Meath today, Thursday 19th January 2023.

At approximately 10:20am, Gardaí and Emergency Services received reports of a three vehicle road traffic collision at Bective, Trim, involving a truck and two cars. The driver of one of the cars, a man in his 20s has been pronounced dead.

Meath Live understands the accident happened at Connell’s Cross, the turn off for Kilmessan on the Navan to Trim road and that a wall was also badly damaged in the incident.

The deceased has been removed to the Navan mortuary where a post-mortem examination will be carried out. The road is currently closed to allow for a technical examination to be conducted by Forensic Collision Investigators.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. They are also appealing to those with camera footage (including dashcam) who were travelling on the R161 Navan to Trim Road between 10am and 10:20am, to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trim Garda Station on 046 948 1540, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.