Thu, 07 Dec 2023

CO MAYO, Ireland - A 22-year old woman has been killed in a single-car road traffic crash in County Mayo.

The crash occurred on Friday night around 9:15pm at Corlough West, Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

The young woman died after the car she was driving left the road and collided with a ditch.

She was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to the mortuary in Mayo University Hospital where a post mortem will take place in due course.

Two passengers, both in their early 20s, in the car at the time of the collision, a man and a woman, were taken to Mayo University Hospital to be treated with non-life threatening injuries.

The road was closed and local diversions put in place.

Garda Forensic Collision investigators will conducted their examination of the scene on Saturday morning.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward and any road users with video footage (including dashcam) is asked to make this available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Belmullet Garda Station (097) 81910, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

(File photo).

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