A man in his 40s has been killed and a Garda has been injured after a crash involving two cars in Monaghan last night.
It happened on Main Street in Castleblaney at around 11.30.
Shortly before the crash a Garda had attempted to stop a Silver Audi in the town, the man drove off and the Garda was dragged by the car for about 500 metres before it crash into a Skoda.
The driver of the Skoda, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene – the driver of the Audi, a man in his 40s was arrested.
The Garda, a man in his late 20s is being treated for injuries at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.