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14th Jun 2018

Female Driver Fatally Injured In Two Car Collision In Mayo

Darragh Berry

Gardaí in Castlebar are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Westport Road (N5) outside Castlebar at 8.30a.m. on Thursday morning.

A two car collision occurred when one vehicle collided with another vehicle in the Mayo town.

The female driver (mid-60s) was removed to Mayo University Hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later.

The second driver, a man in his mid-30s, was also removed to Mayo University Hospital with minor injuries.

The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.

Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information to contact Castlebar Garda Station on 094 – 9038200, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.