Gardai in Swinford are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a road collision yesterday evening.
Gardai and the emergency services were called to the scene of the single vehicle collision at Ballinvoher near Swinford at approximately 6.45 yesterday evening.
The driver – a man in his 70’s, who was the sole occupant of the car, was seriously injured when his SUV left the road and struck a wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
His body was removed to Mayo University Hospital for a post-mortem examination. The local Coronor has been notified. The N5 road was closed for a time yesterday evening but has since reopened following an examination of the scene.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094-9252990 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.