A man in his 50’s has died following a fatal road collision this morning on the N59 Mulranny to Newport road.
The collision occurred at about 9am this morning.
Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 50’s died when the car he was driving hit a stationary trailer.
He was the sole occupant of the car.
Westport Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to contact them at 098 – 50230, or the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111.
The Mulranny to Newport road remains closed this lunchtime to facilitate an examination by Garda forensic collision investigators, and local diversions are in place.