Man in his 70s killed after car hits wall on Irish road

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Man in his 70s killed after car hits wall on Irish road

Man in his 70s killed after car hits wall on Irish road

Gardaí are investigating after a man was killed in a single-vehicle road traffic collision.

The accident occurred on the Ballinasloe to Laurencetown Road, at Sycamore Hill at approximately 8.30pm on Tuesday evening, February 19. 

The sole occupant of the vehicle, a 70-year-old man, was fatally injured when his car hit a wall.

His body was removed from scene and taken to the morgue at University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place.
 
The road is currently closed pending an examination of the scene by Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to this collision or persons who may have travelled the road around the time of the collision to contact Ballinasloe Garda Station on 090-9631890, The Garda Confidential telephone Line 1800 66 111 or any Garda Station.