Skip to content

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

The R314 road near Ballina
The R314 road near Ballina
Image: Google Maps

Cyclist in his 50s dies from injuries sustained in road crash at the weekend

The incident happened on the R314 Rathroeen on Sunday evening.
May 31st 2017, 9:15 AM 16,742 48

GARDAÍ IN MAYO are appealing for witnesses to a crash on Sunday evening near Ballina which left a male cyclist dead.

The man, in his 50s, was involved in a collision with a car on the R314 Rathroeen, Ballina, Co Mayo on Sunday 28 May at around 5pm.

He sustained serious injuries and was taken to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar. The man died yesterday as a result of these injuries.

The scene of the crash was examined by garda forensic investigators. The local coroner has also been notified.

Investigating gardaí are asking anyone with information to contact Ballina Garda Station on 096 20560, the garda confidential line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

Read: Trump baffles Twitter with garbled late-night ‘covfefe’ post

Read: You can leave the coat at home today as temperatures to soar back above 20°C

Making a difference

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.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can make sure we can keep reliable, meaningful news open to everyone regardless of their ability to pay.

Send a tip to the author

Sean Murray


    Back to top