Wednesday 28 June 2017

Woman killed as car collides with truck and minibus

ONE woman in her 20s died and one man was injured when her car collided with a truck and a minibus in Mayo this afternoon.

Gardai in Swinford are investigating the crash on the N5 at the junction with the old Castlebar Road at approximately 1.10pm.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the minibus was taken to Mayo General Hospital in Castlebar with minor injuries while the driver of the truck was uninjured. There were no passengers in any of the vehicles.

The N5 has been closed and diversions put in place pending an examination by Gardai.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094 – 9252990, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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