Leitrim man dies in crash in Australia

The man who was killed in a vehicle crash in Sydney, Australia, has been named as Francis Shanley from County Leitrim.

The 36-year-old from Bornacoola was on his way to work in Sydney yesterday morning when his car was hit by a lorry during a multi-vehicle collision.

Mr Shanley was working as a tradesman and lived in the Wentworthville area of the city.

Five people were taken to hospital after the crash.