Sunday 17 December 2017

Man dies and woman injured after fatal car crash in Galway

R363 at Islandcase, Ballygar. Picture Google Maps
R363 at Islandcase, Ballygar. Picture Google Maps Newsdesk Newsdesk

A man has died following a fatal car crash in Co Galway on Tuesday afternoon.

Gardaí in Ballygar are investigating the single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R363 at Islandcase, Ballygar at approximately 1.30pm.

The man, who was in his 40’s, was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female passenger, also in her 40’s, was taken to Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe with injuries described as non life threatening

The road was closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090 9631890, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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