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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

     

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.