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Horror crash Man (60s) fights for life after car hits ditch in Co Leitrim

He was rushed to Sligo University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

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Sligo University Hospital.

Sligo University Hospital.

Sligo University Hospital.

A man in his 60s is fighting for his life following a single vehicle crash in Co Leitrim on Sunday.

The motorist struck a ditch while driving on the R278 at Fivemilebourne, Dromahair, in Co Leitrim shortly after 4pm yesterday.

He was the only person in the vehicle and no one else was involved in the accident.

The casualty was rushed to Sligo University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

The road remains closed and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for any witnesses to the incident or any road users who may have dash camera footage to contact them at the Manorhamilton garda station on (071) 9820620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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