17/12/2015

Witnesses Sought To Fatal Road Accident In Co Mayo

Gardaí in Mayo have appealed for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision in Ballyhaunis late on Wednesday night.

A 45-year-old pedestrian died after he was hit by a car at Grallagh shortly before midnight on 16 December.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to Mayo General Hospital for Post Mortem examination. No other persons were injured.

The scene of the incident is preserved for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and traffic diversions are in place. The local Coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ballyhaunis Garda Station 094 - 9630008 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

(MH/LM)

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