Road reopens

  • 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 R312 Glenisland road outside Castlebar has reopened, following a serious road collision yesterday evening.

    At about 7pm, a motorcyclist in his 20's was seriously injured when his bike left the road at Glenisland.

    He was taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital.

    A forensic examination at the scene and now concluded, and the road has reopened to traffic.

    Castlebar Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.



  • The N60 road between Ballyhaunis and Claremorris has reopened to traffic following a collision yesterday evening.

    A car overturned at Ballygowan bridge, and Midwest News understands one person was taken to hospital from the scene.

    The accident occurred shortly before 6pm yesterday evening, and the road was closed for several hours, but reopened again late last night.