Man dies in Galway road accident

Man dies in Galway road accident

A man has died after the car he was driving left the road in Co Galway yesterday.

The accident happened on the R363 at Islandcase, Ballygar at approximately 1.30pm.

The man, who was aged in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female passenger, also aged in her 40s, was taken to Portiuncula Hospital Ballinasloe with injuries described as non life threatening.

The road was closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and has since reopened.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to Contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090 9631890, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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