Two Pedestrians Killed In Collisions On Tuesday

Two men have been killed in separate traffic collisions on Tuesday.

Gardaí at Bundoran are investigating the first collision that occurred on Main Street Bundoran at approximately 12.10am in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

In the incident an 18-year-old pedestrian was killed when he was struck by an articulated lorry.

The deceased was taken to Sligo General Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Main Street was closed off to facilitate a fatal collision examination.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident are asked to contact Gardaí at Bundoran on 071 9841203.

In a second incident, Gardaí at Ballina are investigating a fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the N59 at Quignalecka, Ballina, Co. Mayo shortly before 10.30pm last night.

A 38-year-old pedestrian was killed when a car struck him.

The deceased was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Mayo General Hospital.

The road was closed pending a fatal collision examination.

Motorists are asked to avoid this route where possible as diversions are in place and Gardaí are at the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or who may have information to offer are asked to contact Gardaí at Ballina on 096 20560.


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