Collision

  • Emergency services are at the scene of a crash on the Headford Road ( N84).

    The collision occurred about 8am this morning at the Curragh Line.

    Gardaí say the road will be closed for a time while the crash is dealt with.

    Motorists are advised to take an alternative route where possible.

  • The N5 at Carrabawn, Swinford has re-opened to traffic in the past few minutes (1pm) following a fatal collision yesterday afternoon.

    A car and lorry collided on the N5, near the Applegreen store, just before 4pm.

    The 61-year-old man driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

    He has been named locally as Frank Walsh , Treeneure, Kiltimagh.

    A passenger in the car, a man in his twenties, was taken by ambulance from the scene to Mayo University Hospital. His injuries are described as not life threatening.

    Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the collision.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station 094-9372080.

  • Gardai are investigating a single vehicle collision in Loughrea in Co Galway, in which a man died yesterday.

    The collision occurred at approximately 8am yesterday morning on Barrack Street, Loughrea when a car collided with a steel barrier. The male driver, who was aged 77 years was assisted from the car by passer-bys and they performed CPR on the man.

    He was taken by ambulance to Portiuncla Hospital in Ballinasloe where he was later pronounced dead. No one else was injured in the collision.

    Gardaí in Loughrea are appealing for witnesses to contact them on 091 842870, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

  • Gardai in Salthill are investigating a serious road traffic collision that occurred on at Inverin on Sunday.

    The collision between a minibus and a 20-year-old male pedestrian occurred at approximately 11.05pm on Sunday night on the Inverin to Carroe road at Tully.

    The male pedestrian was seriously injured and taken to University Hospital Galway by ambulance for treatment.

    The driver of the minibus was uninjured in the collision.

    Gardai are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or who may have been on that stretch of road between 10.50pm to 11.15pm to contact them in Salthill Garda station on 091 514720, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

  • A Man was taken to Sligo University Hospital yesterday evening after he was involved in a two vehicle collision outside Ballaghaderreen.

    The crash occurred between two cars at Tallaghan, between the Bishop’s Palace and Edmondstown Cross, on the Ballaghaderreen to Gurteen Road.

    Its believed the man’s injuries are not life threatening.

  • A man was injured in a road collision on the Tuam Road just outside Galway this morning.

    The single vehicle crash happened at Cloonacauneen at around 5amwhen his car hit a wall.

     The man, who’s in his 30’s, was the only occupant of the car.

    He was taken to UHG where his condition is described as serious.

    The road was closed to traffic to facilitate an examination of the scene earlier but has now reopened.

    Gardai at Milstreet told Midwest News in the last few minutes (10am) that the road is expected to open to traffic in the next half hour.

     

  • Two pedestrians have been taken to University Hospital Galway following a collision on the Dyke Road this morning.

    The single vehicle incident happened near the carpark at the Black Box Theatre at around half past eight.

    Two pedestrians were subsequently taken to University Hospital Galway – and it’s understood both suffered serious injuries.

    The road was closed for some time to allow Garda investigators to conduct a technical examination of the scene.

    Gardaí have since confirmed to Midwest News that the road has fully reopened.