Irish man killed following horror crash between car and truck in Co Galway
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Irish man killed following horror crash between car and truck in Co Galway

A MAN has been killed following a two-vehicle collision in Co. Galway.

Emergency services were called to the scene of the fatal crash around 7pm on Tuesday evening.

The accident, which involved both a truck and a car, occurred on the R357 between Shannonbridge and Ballinasloe.

A man, believed to be in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body was removed and taken to Galway University Hospital.

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Another male, in his 40s, was taken to Ballinasloe Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Forensic investigators carried out an examination of the road and authorities are now appealing for any witnesses in the area at the time to contact them.

Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) from along the route are being encourage to contact Roscommon Garda Station on (090) 663 8300 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.