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Man killed in single-vehicle collision after car leaves road

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Man killed in single-vehicle collision after car leaves road

A man in his 40s was killed in a road traffic collision yesterday in Co Galway, while the female passenger in the car was taken to hospital.

Gardai in Ballygar are investigating a single-vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R363 at Islandcase, Ballygar yesterday afternoon.

A male in his 40s was fatally injured when the car he was driving left the road.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female passenger, who is also in her 40s, was taken to Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe with injuries described as non-life threatening.

The crash occurred at around 1.30pm on Monday.

The road was closed for an examination by garda forensic collision investigators and has since reopened.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ballinasloe garda station on 090 9631890, the garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.