Man killed in Kildare crash after pursuit by garda car
A man has died today following a crash after he had been pursued by a garda vehicle in Co Kildare.
The victim, who was in his late 20s, was seriously injured after the two-car collision on the R445 dual carriageway at about 3.20am.
It is understood the man had been pursued by gardaí. He was taken to Naas General Hospital where he died a short time later.
The cause of the collision is still not known.
The Naas to Newbridge lanes of the road remain closed this morning pending a technical examination.
The incident has been referred to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission.