Young woman (26) killed in car crash, two men injured


A young woman has lost her life, and two other men injured, in a car crash on the Headford to Tuam road which happened yesterday evening.

The single vehicle car crash happened at approximately 6:45pm on Sunday evening at Caherlistrane.

The young woman (26), a passenger in the vehicle, was killed when the car collided with a concrete post.

Two other men who were in the front seats of the car, the driver (32), and front passenger (28), were taken from the scene to University Hospital Galway.

Gardaí say their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The young woman’s body has been removed to the mortuary at UHG, where an

The Headford to Tuam road remains closed at this time and Garda Forensic Collision investigators will conduct their examination today and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing to any road users who may have travelled the road and can assist them or drivers who may have dash cam footage to contact them.

People can contact Tuam Garda Station on 093 70840, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

Tuam Gardaí are also appealing to any persons who contacted Gardaí to make contact again in relation to this crash.