Sligo gardai are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the N15 close to Rathcormack yesterday.

A man died following the collision that occurred just before noon yesterday.

Two cars collided and the driver of one car, a male aged in his 40s, sustained fatal injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female driver (30s) of the second car was taken to University Hospital Galway by air ambulance where her condition was described as serious. Two passengers in the car were also removed to hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed to traffic for a forensic examination throughout the afternoon, and reopened again last night.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information in relation to the collision, to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


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