#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 5°C Wednesday 25 November 2020
Advertisement

61-year-old man dies in crash between car and lorry in Mayo

The incident occurred at about 3.40pm today on the N5 at Carrabawn.

N5, Co Mayo
N5, Co Mayo
Image: Google Maps

A 61-YEAR-old man has died following a collision between a car and a lorry on the N5 near Swinford in Mayo.

The incident occurred at about 3.40pm today on the N5 at Carrabawn.

The man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene a short time after the collision.

His body was removed to the mortuary at Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar for a postmortem examination. The local Coroner has been notified.

A passenger in the car, a man in his late 20s, was taken by ambulance to the hospital. The driver and sole occupant of the lorry, a man in his 30s, was uninjured.

The scene of the collision is expected to remain closed until midday tomorrow to facilitate garda forensic collision investigators. Local diversions will remain in place.

#Open journalism No news is bad news Support The Journal

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support us now

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the crash to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094 937 2080, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

Read: DUP will not sign off on stand-alone Irish Language Act, Arlene Foster says

More: No more lying: A new bill that makes it a crime for bankers to lie to Central Bank won’t be opposed

Read next:

COMMENTS (8)

This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
write a comment

    Leave a commentcancel