Gardai are investigating the circumstances of an accident between Shannonbridge and Ballinasloe which resulted in the death of a man on Tuesday evening.
Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene of the fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the R357 between Shannonbridge and Ballinasloe at approximately 6:55pm, Tuesday, October 27.
The road remains closed this morning as Forensic Collision investigators carry out an examination of the scene.
The collision involved a car and a truck and occurred approximately 1 kilometre and a half from Shannonbridge village.
A male in his 30s has been pronounced dead at the scene, his body has been removed to University Hospital Galway for post mortem.
A male in his 40's has been taken to Ballinasloe Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and also to any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) from along the route at around the time of the collision to come forward.