Man, 49, tragically dies in collision in Co. Laois
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Man, 49, tragically dies in collision in Co. Laois

A MAN has died following a single-vehicle collision in Co Laois.

The 49-year-old died after his van left the road and struck a ditch at around 7.30pm on Saturday.

The incident happened at Cappalug near Killeshin.

No other vehicles were involved and the man was the only occupant in the van.

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Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene, where the man was pronounced dead.

His body was removed to the Midland Regional Hospital, Portaoise, for a post mortem examination and the local coroner has been informed.

Garda investigations are continuing.