Wednesday 17 January 2018

24-year-old woman killed in a collision between a car and a truck in Mayo

A 24 year old female passenger has been killed in a collision between a car and a truck at Sheeaune, Wesport, co Mayo.

Gardai  in Wesport are investigating the collision which occurred at around 9.10am this morning on the main Wesport to Castlebar Road.

The female victim, a passenger in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene, while the 33 year old male driving the car has been transferred to Mayo General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the truck was not injured but was very shaken up about the incident.

Gardai have sealed off the scene and diversions have been put in place.

Witnesses are asked to contact Westport Garda station on 098 50230, tha Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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