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.


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