Woman (24) dies in Mayo collision

Passenger of car fatally injured on Westport to Castlebar road

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Westport Garda station. Photograph: Google Maps Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Westport Garda station. Photograph: Google Maps

Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Westport Garda station. Photograph: Google Maps Witnesses to the collision are asked to contact Westport Garda station. Photograph: Google Maps

 

A woman (24) has died in a road traffic collision in Co Mayo this morning.

The collision between a car and truck took place at Sheeaune on the N5, the main Westport to Castlebar road at about 9.10am.

The woman, who was a passengers in the car, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car, a man aged 33, was taken to Mayo General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured.

Gardaí have closed the road for forensic collision examination. Diversions are in place.

Witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Westport Garda station on 098 50230