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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Cyclist dies following Galway collision

A man in his 50s has died following a collision between a car and a bike.

The incident occurred at approximately 1:30pm this afternoon on the R345 near Corr na Móna, Galway.


The man in his 50s, who was the cyclist, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported following the incident and the road currently remains closed to allow for an examination to be carried out by forensic collision investigators.

Local diversions have been implemented as a result of the closure.


Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision to contact them.

They are also urging any road users who are in possession of dash-cam footage that were travelling on the R345 near Corr na Móna this afternoon, to make the footage available to them.

If you have any information in relation to the incident, you are asked to contact Clifden Garda Station at 095 22500, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station.


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