Woman dies, man injured following two-car collision in Mayo 3 months ago

Woman dies, man injured following two-car collision in Mayo

The collision occurred on the N5 outside Castlebar on Thursday morning.

A woman in her mid-60s has died and a man in his mid-30s has been injured as a result of a two-car collision in Mayo.

Gardaí in Castlebar are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the Westport Road (N5) outside Castlebar at 8.30am on Thursday morning.

Following a two-car collision, the female driver of one car was removed to Mayo University Hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later. The driver of the second car, a man in his mid-30s, was also removed to Mayo University Hospital with minor injuries.

The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators are currently at the scene.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has information to contact Castlebar Garda Station on (094) 9038200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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News of the collision comes after a man died and a woman was seriously injured following a road traffic incident in Cork on Thursday morning.