Sunday 25 September 2016

Update: Man dies, mother and baby injured in three-car pile-up

Caroline Crawford and Adam Cullen

Published 22/12/2015 | 02:30

The battered remains of a Land Rover involved in a three-vehicle pile-up in Co Galway. Photo: Andrew Downes
The battered remains of a Land Rover involved in a three-vehicle pile-up in Co Galway. Photo: Andrew Downes

One person remains in a serious condition in hospital today following a crash which claimed the life of one man and left six others hospitalised.

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The three car collision occurred outside  Headford in Galway yesterday afternoon.

The 20-year-old driver of one car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased, who is understood to be from Co Mayo, was the sole occupant of the car.

A mother and her young baby from the local area are understood to be among the injured.

They were among those brought to University Hospital Galway.

The driver of a jeep is in a serious condition this morning.

The four occupants of the third vehicle were also brought to hospital but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The young man's remains were also transferred to University Hospital Galway.

Gardai in Tuam are investigating the three vehicle collision that occurred on the R337 at Cordarragh, Headford.

The road was closed for a number of hours yesterday to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Irish Independent

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