Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the N17 in County Mayo today.

Gardaí and emergency services were alerted shortly before 12 noon to a collision involving three cars on the N17 at Ballindine near Claremorris.

One of the motorists, a female in her late 50s, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. She was removed to the mortuary at Castlebar Hospital, where a post-mortem examination will be arranged.

The drivers of the other two cars were taken to hospital for assessment. Their injuries are not life threatening.

The road was examined by Garda Forensic Collision investigators, and the local Coroner has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were traveling on the N17 at Ballindine at the time of the collision are asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station on 094 937 2080, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


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