We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

File photo Niall Carson via PA Images

Man (30s) arrested over fatal hit-and-run incident in Co Mayo released without charge

The incident happened at around 11.50pm on Wednesday in the Humbert Way area of Castlebar.

A MAN ARRESTED in relation to a fatal hit-and-run incident in Castlebar, Co Mayo on Wednesday has been released without charge. 

The incident happened at around 11.50pm in the Humbert Way area of Castlebar.

The collision involved a vehicle and a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, a man in his 40s, was treated at the scene before being brought to Mayo University Hospital where he later passed away from his injuries.

A man, aged in his late 30s, was arrested in relation to the collision and detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act 1984 at Castlebar Garda Station. 

He has since been released without charge. 

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions. 

Readers like you are keeping these stories free for everyone...
A mix of advertising and supporting contributions helps keep paywalls away from valuable information like this article. Over 5,000 readers like you have already stepped up and support us with a monthly payment or a once-off donation.

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel