Monday 27 January 2020

Man (23) killed after car struck wall in road crash

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Cathal McMahon

A man has died after the car he was driving struck a wall overnight.

Gardaí at Eyrecourt in Co Galway are investigating the crash that occurred in Shannongrove, Banagher on the Offaly-Galway bordershortly after 12 midnight.

A 23 year old male was fatally injured when the car he was driving crashed into a wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was taken to Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe.

This stretch of road is closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to contact Portumma Garda Station on 090-9741004, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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