Man dies following tractor collision in Mayo
Very sad news from Mayo.
Gardaí have confirmed that a man in his 30s has died after a road traffic collision involving a motorcycle and a tractor on the N59 between Mulranny and Newport. The incident occurred yesterday, (26 May) shortly after 8.30pm.
According to a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, the driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene, and his body has been removed to Mayo General Hospital. The driver of the tractor was uninjured.
As of Wednesday morning, the road remains closed in both directions and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí are now appealing to any witnesses, or any road users in the area who may have camera footage (dashcam footage), to contact Newport Gardaí on 098 41102, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.