A man was fatally injured in a three car collision in county Galway yesterday.
The collision occurred near Athenry, on the M6 westbound between Junction 18 and Junction 19 at approximately 2pm yesterday afternoon.
The driver of one of the cars, a man in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene. A man in his 70s and a woman in her 20s were taken to University Hospital Galway to be treated for their injuries which were described as “non-life threatening”.
The road was closed to traffic yesterday to allow for a technical examination to be undertaken by Forensic Collision Investigators, and re-opened just after 8pm.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road user with video footage is asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Galway Garda station on 091 538 000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.