Witness appeal for serious crash near Portumna

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information on a serious crash which happened near Portumna this morning.

At approximately 6:15am on Monday a cyclist was seriously injured when he was struck by a car at Powers Cross, Ballyshrule, Portumna.

The cyclist, a man in his 50s, was taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated where he is currently in a serious condition.

The road was closed to allow for a technical examination to be carried out by Forensic Collision Investigators. It has since reopened.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and are also appealing to any road users with video footage from the location between 6:00 – 6:30am to make it available to them.

Anyone with any information about this crash is asked to contact Loughrea Garda Station on 091 842 870, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.