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Fatal crash on N15 in Co Sligo

Conor Trindle
21 Sep 2020, 21:06 GMT+10

CO SLIGO, Ireland - A man has died in a head-on collision between two cars on the N15.

The collision occurred shortly before noon on Sunday on the N15 near Rathcormack, Co. Sligo.

The driver of one of the cars, a man aged in his 40s, received fatal injuries upon impact. He was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger of the car was treated at the scene.

The driver of the second car, a woman in her 30s, was taken to University Hospital Galway by air ambulance where her condition is described as serious. Both passengers of the second car were also transported to hospital with serious injuries.

The road is currently closed as the scene is being examined by Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are in place.

Garda are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision, or who may have any information in relation to the collision, to come forward.

Garda in particular are appealing to any road users who were travelling on the N15 between Sligo and Rathcormack between 11.30am and 12.15pm Sunday morning to contact them. Anyone who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) should make it available.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Sligo Garda Station on 071 915 7000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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