Man (40s) dies following crash in the West last night

Galway Daily news Missing man found safe

A man in his 40s has died following a crash after midnight last night in Co. Mayo.

The single vehicle collision, involving a van, occurred at approximately 12.25 am on Thursday morning on the N60 at Ballygowan in Claremorris.

The man’s body has since been removed to the mortuary at Mayo University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.

A technical examination of the scene has been completed by Garda Forensic Collision investigators and the road has re-opened this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dash cam) is asked to make this available to them. In particular, any road users who were in the area between the Claremorris Road and Ballygowan Bridge from 12am – 12.30am.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station 094 937 2080, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.