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Fatal Road Traffic Collision Galway – 19th February 2023

Issue Date: 19th February 2023

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in County Galway on Sunday the 19th February, 2023.

Shortly before 6:30am, Gardaí were alerted to a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on the N84 at Carrowbrowne on the Headford Road in Galway.

The pedestrian, a man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene and has since been removed to the mortuary at University Hospital Galway (UHG) where a post-mortem examination will be arranged. The driver of the car was taken to hospital for assessment only.

The road at the crash site remains closed for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. Local diversions are currently in place on the N84.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward. Road users with camera footage (including dash cam) who were travelling in the area at the time are asked to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.