road collision

  • A 19-year-old man who died in a road collision in the early hours of yesterday morning outside Williamstown has been named.

    He was Evan Tully from Briarsfort, Williamstown.

    The collision occurred at 2.20am yesterday morning on the Williamstown to Castlerea Rd (R360), about a half a mile outside Williamstown.

    Mr Tully was seriously injured and later pronounced dead at the scene.

    Mr Tully’s remains will repose at Feeney’s Funeral Home on Sunday evening from 4-8pm.

    He will be laid to rest following 12 noon Funeral Mass on Monday in St Therese’s Church Williamstown, in Carraroe Cemetery.

  • The Bangor to Belmullet road has reopened to traffic this afternoon following a serious road collision yesterday.

    A man in his 40’s remains in a critical condition following the crash.

    He was airlifted to hospital after the van he was driving was in collision with a car at Muinhin Bridge shortly after 3pm yesterday.

    The occupants of the car – three women and a baby – were also taken to hospital.

    Gardai say the road has now reopened following forensic examination.

  • The Crossmolina road out of Ballina has now fully reopened to traffic following an earlier collision. 

    The road was closed at the turnoff for Moygownagh following a collision earlier. 

    A stop/go system had been in place for a time also but the Fire Service has confirmed to Midwest news that the road has now fully opened. 

     

     

     

     

  • Emergency services are attending the scene of a collision on the Headford to Galway road near Shrule.

    A 2-vehicle collision occurred on a bend outside Shrule shortly before 11am this morning.

    Gardai are attending the scene and the road is currently blocked.

    It's not believed anyone sustained life-threatening injuries in the collision.

     

    Meanwhile, a lorry jacknifed earlier on the N17 between Ireland West Airport Knock and Charlestown.

    The road has now been cleared and there were no serious injuries sustained in the incident.

     

     

  • Emergency services are attending the scene of a collision on the Foxford to Ballyvary road.

    It's understood two vehicles were involved.

    Traffic is reported as heavy in the area, and the emergency services are currently at the scene.

    It's not known if anyone sustained injuries in the crash.

    Gardai say there are no road closures in the area, but motorists should take extra caution.

    And Gardai are advising of greasy roads across the region this evening and are cautioning motorists to slow down and take extra care following a number of collisions throughout the day.

     

     

     

     

     

  • Four people were taken to hospital following a two-car collision on the main Bohola to Kiltimagh Road earlier today.

    The collision occurred around two miles the Kiltimagh side of Bohola.

    Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

    The road, which was reduced to one lane earlier, has now fully reopened.

     

  • The funeral arrangements for a man who died in a road collision between Newport and Mulranny on Wednesday have been confirmed.

    Dublin native Brian Farren, who was in his 50’s, died when the car he was driving hit a stationary trailer.

    He was the sole occupant of the car.

    Mr Farren was the head chef at Nevin’s Newfield Inn in Tiernaur and was on his way to work when the collision occurred.

    His remains will repose at St. Dominic’s Funeral Home, Newport this evening from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock with Funeral service on Saturday morning at 10 o’clock in Newport Church.

    He will be laid to rest on Monday in Shanganagh Cemetery in Dublin following Funeral Service in Dalkley Church at 10am.

     

     

  • Gardai are at the scene of a three vehicle collision this morning on the Westport to Castlebar road close to Westport.

    There are no indications yet if anyone has been injured in the incident but Gardai are at the scene.

    The road is not closed to traffic but there are long delays this morning on the Westport to Castlebar road as a result.

  • Gardai in Claremorris are appealing for witnesses following a serious road collision in Ballindine village on Friday evening.

    The two-car collision occurred at around 5.40pm on Friday on the Claremorris side of Ballindine.

    Gardai are appealing for anyone who passed through the village between 5.30 and 5.45pm on Friday to contact them.

    They are especially anxious to contact the driver of a white van who passed the scene going from Ballindine to Claremorris, who may have witnessed the collision.

    Anyone with information should contact the Gardai in Claremorris on 094-93-72080.

  • Gardaí in Sligo are investigating a serious road traffic collision in Sligo today.

    The collision between a car and a female pedestrian in her 50's occurred at approximately 9.10am this morning on the Sligo Inner relief road (N4) inbound. The female driver of the car was uninjured in the collision. The injured pedestrian was taken to Sligo University Hospital for treatment and her injuries are described as serious.

    The two lanes on the southbound lanes are currently closed and there are diversions through the town.

    Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Sligo Garda station on 071 9157000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

     

     

     

  • In Galway, the N84 Headford Road  remains closed both ways on the Headford side of Corrandulla Cross following a collision yesterday evening.

    Gardai have confirmed that a 3-vehicle collision occurred at about 7pm last evening.

    Four people were taken to hospital – one with serious injuries.

    The road will remains closed for several hours this morning to facilitate a forensic examination.

     

     

  • The road through Hollymount village has reopened following a road traffic collision this morning.

    Three vehicles were involved in the collision on the Ballinrobe side of Hollymount village, and the road was closed for several hours, but has now reopened.

    It's not believed anyone sustained serious injuries in the collision.

     

     

     

  • Main Street in Charlestown is closed to traffic and will remain closed for a couple of hours according to Gardai.

    It's after a lorry carrying a heavy load hit an ESB pole. While the pole is not down, work is underway to secure it.

    Diversions in place for cars but HGVS and large vehicles are advised to take an alternative route.

  • A man and a woman have been injured following a collision on the N60 in Mayo.

    They were struck by a car at Breaffy at around 10:50 last night.

    The 31-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries in the crash and was taken to Mayo University Hospital.

    The 34 year-old man and the man driving the car received minor injuries and were also taken to hospital for treatment.

    A forensic examination of the scene has taken place and the road has reopened to traffic.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Gardai.

  • A male pedestrian has died after he was struck by a car on the main Sligo/Donegal Road in Sligo last night.

    The 53-year-old man was struck by a car in the townland of Lisalurg and was removed to Sligo University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later. The local coroner has been notified.

    The road remains closed and diversions are in place.

    Investigations are ongoing and Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Sligo Garda Station 071-915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

     

  • Gardaí are investigating a two vehicle fatal road traffic collision in Carrownurlar, Milltown, Co. Galway.

    Shortly after 1am on Monday 2nd September 2019 Gardaí, Ambulance Services and local Fire Services attended the scene of a serious collision involving a car and a van at Carrownurlar, Milltown, Galway.

    The driver of the car (Male 30s) was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and sole occupant of the van, a man in his 50s, was taken to Castlebar General Hospital as a precautionary measure.

    The scene is currently preserved and Garda forensic collision investigators have been requested to examine the crash site. The road remains closed and local traffic diversions remain in place.

    Gardaí at Tuam are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward, particularly any motorists who were travelling in the area at the time and may have dash cam footage.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840 or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.

  • A man in his 40's remains in critical condition following a serious crash in County Mayo.

    The man was airlifted to hospital after the van he was driving was in collision with a car near Belmullet yesterday afternoon.

    The occupants of the car - three women and a baby - were also taken to hospital.

    The incident happened shortly after 3pm yesterday at Muinhin Bridge, on the Bangor to Belmullet road.

    The road has remained closed overnight from the Glenamoy turnoff, to allow forensic examinations to be carried out.

    Diversions are in place.

  • A man has died after a single vehicle collision in Boyle this morning.

    The driver of the car, who was in his 80’s, died when the car he was driving left the road at Old Carrick Road, Boyle at around 10am. He was the sole occupant of the car.

    His body has been removed to Roscommon University Hospital where a post mortem will take place.

    The road is currently closed to facilitate a Garda Forensic investigation and local diversions are in place.

    Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 - 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

     

  • Emergency services attended the scene of a single-vehicle crash in Castlerea yesterday evening.

    The driver of the car was taken to Sligo University Hospital by ambulance with serious head injuries following the collision, which occurred at about 6pm on the Williamstown Road, just outside Castlerea.

    Gardai, fire and ambulance services attended the scene.

  • The man who died after his car left the road at the Quay in Newport yesterday morning has been named.

    He was David Walsh, who was in his late 20’s and from Derrykell, Newport.

    Mr Walsh died after this car left the road and entered the Newport River on the Quay Road. The car was discovered shortly after 7am yesterday morning.

    He body was recovered from the car and taken to Mayo University Hospital where a post mortem examination was carried out. 

    David’s remains will repose at the family residence in Derrykell on Tuesday evening from 4-8pm. He will be laid to rest on Wednesday in Burrishoole Cemetery following 12 noon Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Church Newport.