Wednesday 22 November 2017

Woman in her twenties dies, another hospitalised after single-vehicle incident overnight

Gardai appealed for witnesses
Gardai appealed for witnesses
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

A woman in her twenties has died following a crash in Co Galway overnight.

The woman, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died in the single-vehicle incident at approximately 2.20am.

Gardai report the incident to have occurred near the Gaeltacht village of Moycullen at the junction of Barna Road and Moycullen Road, off the N59.

Two women were discovered seriously injured on the roadside. They both received medical assistance and were taken to University Hospital Galway.

One of the women was later pronounced dead, while the second woman remains in a stable condition.

The road was closed for a garda examination but has since reopened.

A post-mortem has been arranged for the deceased.

Garda report investigations to be ongoing.

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