Fatal road traffic accident last Friday

There was a fatal traffic collision on Friday afternoon on the N5 between Ballinagare and Tulsk in County Roscommon

The road was closed on Friday evening to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and traffic diversions were in place.

The driver of the car, a male aged in his late 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene. The lorry driver, a male in his 50s was taken to Sligo University Hospital for assessment.