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  • A man has been airlifted to hospital following a single car road traffic collision has occurred on the N26 near Tullybawn.

     

    A stop go system has been put in place on the Ballina Foxford road.

     

    Emergency services are at the scene and a man has been airlifted to hospital.

     

    Motorists are advised to travel with caution and to use an alternate route where possible.

  • Three people have been taken to hospital following a two car collision near Claremorris this morning.

    The N60 Balla to Claremorris road at Mossbrook remains closed to traffic.

    The collision between a car and a van occurred at around 6.30am this morning.

    Emergency services are currently at the scene.

    Three people have been taken to hospital where one person is thought to be in a serious condition.

    Gardai say the road will remain closed until at least midday and diversions are in place.

  • The Belmullet to Bangor road is closed to traffic this lunchtime following a collision between a car and a van at Glencastle Bridge.

    One person has been taken to hospital and emergency services are currently at the scene.

    The road is currently closed to traffic but is likely to reopen before 2pm.

    Diversions are in place.

  • Emergency services attended the scene of a two vehicle collision on the N17 at 6:30 yesterday evening.

    The road was closed for an hour near Boherduff as Gardai and Fire brigade personnel cleared the road.

    Midwest News understands that both drivers and passengers were taken to Mayo General Hospital, but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

  • A number of people were taken by ambulance to Mayo University Hospital today following a six-vehicle collision near Balla.

    The N60 Castlebar to Balla was closed to traffic earlier this afternoon following the multi-vehicle collision but has since reopened.

    The collision occurred 2km from Balla on the Castlebar side at around 1.30pm.

    Emergency services attended the scene.

    A number of people were taken to hospital by ambulance but their injuries are not believed to be serious.

  • Claremorris Gardai are appealing for witnesses to a two vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the N17 yesterday.

    The incident happened at approximately 12 noon on the N17 southbound at the Ballindine junction from Claremorris.

    A white box van and a grey Audi A4 were involved in the collision and a female was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

    The road was closed for over seven hours yesterday as forensic teams investigated the site of the crash.

    Claremorris Gardai are appealing for witnesses and all those who may have been in the area at the time to come forward and contact them on (094) 937 2080.

  • The R331 Claremorris Road out of Ballinrobe is closed to traffic at present following a road collision this afternoon.

    Midwest News understands that a wheel came off a slurry tanker, which caused to tanker to shed a large amount of slurry onto the road. A gas line was also damaged in the incident.

    The clean-up will take some time and the road will remain closed for a period. Motorists are asked to avoid the area if at all possible and to expect delays.

     

  • Emergency services have attended the scene of a two car collision on the N17 near Claremorris this afternoon.

    Three occupants in one vehicle and the driver of the other car have all been taken to hospital as a precaution.

    The incident occurred by the flyover but the road remains opened to traffic this evening.

  • Five people have been hospitalised following a crash in Co. Galway.

    The two-vehicle collision happened at 8:20am this morning at Castletown Cross, Kilkerrin.

    Two men and three women were taken by ambulance to University Hospital Galway, where their conditions are not currently known.

    Gardai have launched an investigation into the crash.

  • A four car collision has occurred this morning on the N26 Foxford to Ballina road.

    The collision occurred three miles the Ballina side of Foxford and efforts are now underway to clear the scene.

    It’s understood no one has been injured but material damage has been caused to vehicles.

    Gardai are urging motorists to take an alternative route for the next half an hour to avoid significant delays.

    Traffic travelling in both directions are urged to divert via Pontoon.

    Gardai say they hope have the scene cleared inside the next half an hour.

  • Two adults and two children have been taken to hospital after a crash in Sligo.

    Two vehicles collided at around 8 o'clock this morning at Dunally Cross on Sligo/Manorhamilton Road.

    One of the cars caught fire after the crash, and the road has been closed for several hours.

    The four people involved in the collision aren't thought to have been badly hurt, but have been taken to Sligo University Hospital as a precaution.

  • Gardaí attended the scene of a serious two vehicle road traffic collision yesterday that occurred at approximately 12.50pm at Ardleckna, Elphin, County Roscommon.

    Two women, aged in their 30s and 70s, were airlifted to Sligo University Hospital with serious injuries.

    Three men, two in their 30s and one in his 70s, were taken to Sligo University Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

    Forensic Collision Investigators have carried out a technical examination and the road has since re-opened.

    Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward, particularly any road users who may have camera footage and who were travelling in the area at approximately 12.50pm yesterday afternoon.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094 9621630, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

  • Gardai are at the scene of a two vehicle collision at Barnacarroll Junction near Knock on the N17.

    The incident occurred shortly after 9am this morning.

    It’s understood that no one sustained serious injuries in the collision.

    Emergency services attended the scene and the road remains opened to traffic.

  • Gardai attended the scene of a one vehicle collision on the N5 in Ballyvary just outside Castlebar.

    The collision occurred shortly after 6am this morning and it’s understood the driver sustained no serious injuries in the collision.

    The N5 at Ballyvary remains open to traffic this morning but motorists are advised to reduce their speed in the area.

    Spot flooding is an issue on that stretch of road this morning so motorists are reminded to exercise caution.

  • A man is in a serious condition in hospital following a road traffic collision near Oranmore yesterday evening.

    The collision between a car and a motorbike happened on the R446 between Oranmore and Craughwell just after 5pm yesterday.

    Emergency services attended the scene and the man was rushed to hospital where he is said to be in a serious condition.

    The R446 Oranmore to Loughrea road remains closed to traffic this morning.

    Traffic between Oranmore and Craughwell will be diverted via Clarinbridge.

  • The N17 between Ballindine and Milltown is closed to traffic this morning following a serious road traffic collision overnight.

    Traffic from Sligo are to divert via Ballindine through Irishtown and on to Dunmore.

    Motorists coming from the Galway side will divert from Milltown on to Irishtown bringing through to Ballindine.

    The N17 is expected to remain closed for a number of hours.

  • Gardaí attended the scene of a two vehicle RTC that occurred on the N60 (Breaffy Road), Castlebar, yesterday evening.

    The collision occurred at approximately 6pm in evening near the Cottage Road junction.

    No injuries were reported after the incident.

  • One person has been taken to Hospital with minor injuries following a two vehicle collision this afternoon between Westport and Leenane.

    The collision occurred shortly before 3pm.

    Emergency services attended the scene and the vehicles have now been towed away.

  • A two vehicle collision occurred this morning at Cashel, Achill.

    Two people picked up minor injuries in the collision and were taken to hospital.

    The road was closed for a time but has since reopened.

  • Three people were hospitalised in Galway last night after a road traffic collision. 

    According to the Irish Independent, the injuries occurred after a driver crashed into a parked car on the Turloughmore/Loughmore Road at around 1am this morning. 

    The driver of the care and two female passengers were all taken to hospital. 

    It is understood their injuries are not life-threatening. 

     

    Investigations are ongoing.