Man (50s) killed in Moycullen traffic collision


A man in his 50s lost his life in a traffic collision near Moycullen on Monday night.

The single vehicle collision took place on the L1313 at Gortachalla, Moycullen, shortly before 10pm last night.

A male aged in his 50s, the driver of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene of the traffic collision.

His body has since been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Galway.

The road is currently closed for a technical examination and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information, particularly any road users with camera (including dash-cam) footage, to contact them.

People with information can contact Salthill Garda station on 091 514 720, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.