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Fatal Road Traffic Collision County Sligo 22nd April 2023

Issue Date: 22nd April 2023

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in County Sligo on Saturday 22nd April 2023.

Gardaí at Sligo are investigating a single car fatal road traffic collision which occurred in the early this morning on a local road at Rathbraughan, on the outskirts of Sligo town.

A male aged in his early 20s was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased has since been removed to the mortuary at Sligo Hospital where a post-mortem examination will be carried out. The local Coroner has been notified.

The scene and car have been examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward. They are also appealing to road users with camera footage (including dash-cam) from the scene at Rathbraughan, Sligo to make it available to them.

Anyone with information can contact Sligo Garda Station at 071 9157000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.