One man has died and another is injured following a crash in Co. Mayo

One man has died and another is injured following a crash in Co. Mayo12 hours ago

One man has died and another has been injured following a crash in Co. Mayo yesterday.

An official Garda probe has been launched after a truck and two cars collided at around 12.15pm yesterday afternoon.

A spokesperson for An Garda Siochana said:

“GardaĆ­ in Swinford Co Mayo are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred at Carracanada, Swinford at approximately 12.15pm yesterday, Friday, March 15.”

“The collision involved a truck and two cars resulting in the death of a 64-year-old driver of one of the cars who was pronounced dead at the scene.”

“The deceased has been removed to Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar for a post mortem examination. A male driver of a second car received minor injuries.”

“This stretch of road was closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators but has since reopened.”

“GardaĆ­ wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094-9252990, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.”

Our thoughts are with those involved.