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Fatal road traffic collision at Newport, Mayo on the 8/7/08.

The Gardai at Castlebar , Co Mayo are investigating a serious road traffic collision.

 

The Gardai at Castlebar , Co Mayo are investigating a serious road traffic collision which occurred at 6.15pm this evening (Tuesday 8th July 2008). 

A tractor and a van where in collision at Cloggernagh, Glenhest, Newport, Co Mayo.

The male driver of the van has been taken to Castlebar General Hospital where he is described as critical.  

The road is currently closed for technical examination and is not expected to reopen until the morning. Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Gardai at Castlebar 094 9038200 or the Garda Confidential Line 1-800-666-111. 

 

Garda Press office

8/7/08  21.08hrs 

Ref: 817/08