Man in his 60s dead after two cars collide in Mayo

first_img The R312 Keenagh crossroads. Short URL 14,395 Views Wednesday 1 Mar 2017, 3:25 PM Image: Google Maps Mar 1st 2017, 3:25 PM By Paul Hosford Share2 Tweet Email2 center_img http://jrnl.ie/3265394 1 Comment Man in his 60s dead after two cars collide in Mayo The collision occurred around 10am this morning on the R312, Keenagh Crossroads, County Mayo. A MAN IN his 60s has died after a two-car collision in Mayo.The collision occurred around 10am this morning on the R312, Keenagh Crossroads, County Mayo.A man in his mid 60s, who was the sole occupant of the car was pronounced dead at the scene and has been removed to Mayo General Hospital. The occupants of the second car, a male and female in their early 30s have been brought to Mayo General with non life threatening injuries.The road has been closed for Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.The man has been named as Matty Merrick, a local An Post employee.David Redmond, An Post’s CEO said he was saddened to hear of the sudden death of Mr. Merrick. He extended his deepest sympathy and that of An Post to Mr. Merrick’s family and his work colleagues.Witnesses are asked to contact Belmullet Garda Station on 097-81910, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.Read: Ger Dundon charged with multiple counts of dangerous driving The R312 Keenagh crossroads. Image: Google Maps Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this articlelast_img read more