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21-year-old dies in two-car collision

The collision took place on the N17 at Ballinacarrow, Ballymote, Sligo.

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A 21-YEAR old man has died following a two-car collision in Sligo.

Gardaí at Ballymote, Co Sligo are investigating the fatal road traffic collision in which the young man died. The two-car collision occurred on the N17 at Ballinacarrow, Ballymote at approximately 9am this morning. The two vehicles were occupied by drivers only.

Following the crash, the two men were brought to Sligo General Hospital, where the 21-year-old was in a serious condition. He was later pronounced dead. The other man did not suffer life threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed for forensic collision investigations, and diversions are in place.

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