Friday 24 November 2017

Woman dies after Co Mayo car crash

A woman has died after a car collided with a truck on the N5 near Westport in Co Mayo
A woman has died after a car collided with a truck on the N5 near Westport in Co Mayo

A woman has been killed and a man injured in a car crash in Co Mayo.

The 24-year-old victim was a passenger in a car which collided with a truck on the N5 at Sheeaune, near Westport, at about 9.10am on Friday.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gardai said the 33-year-old driver of the car was taken to Mayo General Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, while the truck driver escaped injury.

"The road has been closed for a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place," said a spokesman.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses.

Press Association

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