Gardaí at Salthill are appealing for witnesses following a fatal traffic collision in Co Galway early this morning.
At approximately 3:49am Gardaí and emergency services attended at a single car road traffic collision on a minor road near Carraroe, Co Galway.
The driver of the car, a man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
A passenger in the car, a man in his 30s, was taken by Ambulance to Galway University Hospital. (His injuries are not thought to be life threatening.)
The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place. Garda forensic collision investigators will examine the crash site this morning.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Salthill Garda Station (091) 514 720 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.