File photo of a garda car
Gardaí are investigating a fatal traffic collision at Carrick East, Cornamona, Co. Galway. The single car crash happened at 1.30pm today.
A man in his 50s, who was the only occupant of the car, was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has been removed to University Hospital Galway where a post mortem examination will take place.
The road at the scene remains closed to facilitate an examination of the area by Garda forensic collision investigators and is expected to remain closed until tomorrow morning.