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Fatal road traffic collision at Leenane, Galway on the 27/11/09

A van collided with a female pedestrian.


Gardai in Cliften are investigating a fatal road traffic collision which occurred on the N59 (Cliften to Westport Road) at Leenane on the 27th November 2009 at approx 15.30hrs.


A van collided with a female (37yrs) pedestrian who received serious injuries, she was taken to Castlebar Hospital and was later transferred to Galway University Hospital, she was pronounced dead at 01.00hrs on the 28th November 2009.


The road remains closed pending a Forensic Collision examination and diversions are in place.


Gardai in Cliften are appealing for witnesses who may have witnessed the collision or may have information in relation to the collision to contact them on 095 22500 or any Garda Station or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111.



Garda Press Office