Monday 20 November 2017

Man (20) dies after car crashes into tree in Mayo

A garda checkpoint. File picture
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A man (20) has died in a crash in Mayo after his car left the road and hit a tree.

The crash occurred at Carrowntreila, Ballina at approximately 6.30 p.m. yesterday evening.

The man's car collided with a tree on the old Ballina to Foxford road. He was the only person in the car  and was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed to the Mortuary at Castlebar Hospital where a post mortem is due to take place later today.

The road is currently closed. Garda investigators will examine the scene this morning and diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact them at Ballina Garda Station on 096 20560, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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