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Fatal Road Traffic Collision - N60 Ballygown, Co.Mayo - 16th February 2023

Issue Date: 16th February 2023

Gardaí in Mayo attended the scene of a fatal single vehicle road traffic collision which occurred after midnight on Thursday, 16th February 2023 on the N60 at Ballygowan in Claremorris, Co.Mayo.

The collision, involving a van, occurred at approximately 12.25am. The driver of the van, a man aged in his 40s, later passed away from his injuries.   His body has since been removed to the mortuary at Mayo University Hospital where a post-mortem will take place in due course.   

A technical examination of the scene has been completed by Garda Forensic Collision investigators and the road has re-opened this morning.  

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dash cam) is asked to make this available to them. In particular, any road users who were in the area between the Claremorris Road and Ballygowan Bridge from 12am - 12.30am.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Claremorris Garda Station 094 937 2080, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.