Woman (40s) and child killed in collision between car and lorry in Co Mayo

Two people have been killed following a collision between a car and a lorry in Co Mayo. The collision happened just before 6pm on Tuesday on the N26 at Callow between Foxford and Swinford. Advertisement

The driver of the car, a woman in her 40s, and a passenger, a female child, were fatally injured in the collision. Their bodies remain at the scene. The driver of the lorry was taken to hospital with injuries which are understood to be non-life threatening.

The road is currently closed with local diversions in place while a technical examination is conducted. Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the N26 between Swinford and Foxford between 5pm and 6pm on Tuesday evening are asked to make this footage available to gardai.


Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ballina Garda station on 096-205 60, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111 or any Garda station.