Man (50s) dies following collision involving car and bicycle


A man has died following a road traffic collision involving a car and a bicycle which occurred at around 1.30pm yesterday afternoon (Sunday) on the R345 near Corr na Mona in Galway.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene. No other injuries have been reported.

The road is currently closed and Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at scene. Local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision.

Gardaí are also appealing to any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the R345 near Corr Na Mona at this time, to make this footage available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Clifden Garda Station on 095 22500, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.