Fatal collision claims one life on N63 Lanesboro to Roscommon road

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Lorry involved in  road traffic collision between Donegal town and Killybegs

Gardai in Co. Roscommon are investigating a three vehicle road  fatal road traffic collision on the N63 Lanesboro to Roscommon road on the 5th of November 2018.

The collision at Ballinaboy Cross (12 miles from Roscommon town) occurred shortly before 9.45pm last night.

The female(68 years) driver of one of the cars was fatally injured in the collision and pronounced dead at the scene and her body was taken to the mortuary at Roscommon Hospital.

The two drivers of the other cars were injured and taken to Ballinasloe and Tullamore hospital for treatment. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening. There was no one else in the three cars.

The road was closed for a period of time to facilitate a Forensic Collision Examination and has since reopened.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact Roscommon Garda station on 090 6638300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.