Man dies in Roscommon road accident

Gardaí in Roscommon are investigating a single vehicle accident last night that claimed the life of a man in his 20s.

The accident happened on the main N61 road at Four Mile House around 8.45pm on Friday night.

The man in his mid 20s, the driver of the car and the sole occupant, collided with a wall. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

His body has been removed from the scene to the mortuary in University Hospital Galway where a post mortem will take place in due course.

The road remained closed for a time as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conducted an investigation.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. Any road users who were travelling on the N61 on Friday evening between 8.15p.m. and 8.45p.m. and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Roscommon Garda Station on (090) 6638300, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.