Man seriously injured after accident at Fivemilebourne


A man in his early 60’s remains in a serious condition in Sligo University Hospital following a road traffic collision close to Dromahair yesterday.


Gardaí in Manorhamilton attended the scene of a serious single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred at Fivemilebourne, Dromahir, Co. Leitrim yesterday afternoon.


The collision occurred shortly after 4p.m. when the driver, a man in his early 60’s left the road and struck a ditch. The man was the sole occupant of the vehicle.


No other vehicle was involved in the collision. The man was removed from the scene to Sligo University Hospital where he remains in a critical condition.


The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.


Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision or for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the R278 at fivemilebourne yesterday afternoon to make this footage available to Gardaí.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Manorhamilton Garda Station on (071) 9820620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.


Gardaí have confirmed Investigations are ongoing.