Monday 19 August 2019

Man (50s) killed in car crash

A man and a woman were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday
A man and a woman were killed in separate road accidents on Saturday
Amy Molloy

Amy Molloy

A man has been killed in a car crash in Co Galway.

The single vehicle accident happened at 1.30pm on Saturday in Carrick East, Corr na Mona.

The man, who was in his 50s and was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed to University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place.

Gardaí are investigating and the road at the scene remains closed to facilitate a technical examination.

It is expected to remain closed until tomorrow morning.

A woman in her 70s was killed in a separate accident on Saturday morning on the M7 motorway.

The single vehicle incident occurred between junctions 24 and 23 in Co Tipperary at around 7am.

It is understood from initial investigations that the car struck a barrier.

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