Four people have been killed in a three car crash on the M6 motorway at Ballinasloe which occurred on Thursday evening.
The three car collision occurred on the M6 at Poolboy, Ballinasloe at 7:40pm on Thursday.
Four people were pronounced dead at the scene of the car crash.
Their bodies were removed to Portiuncula Hospital, where post mortem examinations will be carried out.
The M6 in both directions between Junction 14 and 15 is currently closed and Forensic Collision Investigators are examining the scene. Local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are appealing to any witnesses of this collision to come forward.
Gardaí are also appealing to any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the M6 at Poolboy, Ballinasloe, at the time to make this footage available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090 9631890, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.