Man critical after Co Galway crash


A man in his 20s is in a critical condition after he was involved in a single-vehicle road crash in Co Galway last night.

The man sustained head injuries after the car in which he was travelling overturned at Kylebrack Cross on the Loughrea to Woodford Road.

He was transferred to the intensive care unit of Galway University hospital where he remains.

A male passenger was treated for minor injuries at Portiuncula hospital in Ballinsaloe.

The Loughrea to Woodford Road remains closed at Ballynamona. Motorists travelling from Loughrea should divert at Kylebrack via Duniry. From Woodford, divert at Curra via Duniry.