Appeal over fatal crash in North Mayo

Gardaí in Swinford are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Liscosker, Kilkelly, Co. Mayo


The crash happened on Saturday 24th September, at approximately 4p.m.


The two car collision resulted in one of the vehicles overturning onto its roof. Both drivers and five passengers were removed from the scene and taken to Mayo General Hospital.


One female passenger who was in her 80s was in a serious condition and passed away yesterday. All other persons were released from hospital.


Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward and are particularly appealing to motorists who may have stopped at the scene of the collision prior to the arrival of Gardaí and Emergency Services to make contact with them.


Additionally we are asking motorists with any video footage (including dash cam) who were travelling on the N17 at Liscosker, Kilkelly on Saturday afternoon, to make contact with investigating Gardaí.


Anyone with information is asked to contact Swinford Garda Station on 094 925 2990, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.