A man died following a road collision in Ballinasloe yesterday evening.

The fatal collision occurred at Kilclooney, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway at approximately 7pm.

A male pedestrian in his 50s died when he was struck by a car. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body removed to University Hospital Galway. The driver of the car was uninjured.

This stretch of road, known locally as ‘The Bog Road to Ahascragh’, is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing to witnesses to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090 9631890, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.




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