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Four people killed in crash on M6 near Ballinasloe

Aug 20, 2021 07:08 By Shannonside News
Four people killed in crash on M6 near Ballinasloe Four people killed in crash on M6 near Ballinasloe
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The multi-vehicle crash occurred around 8pm last night

Four people have been killed in a multi-car crash in county Galway.

It happened yesterday evening on the M6.

It happened near Junction 15 on the M6 near Ballinasloe at around 7.15pm last night.

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Four people were pronounced dead at the scene, while at least one other person has been hospitalised with minor injuries.

It's believed a car had been travelling the wrong way down the motorway and hit two other vehicles.

The road is closed this morning between 14 and 16 to allow for forensic examinations to take place.

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Gardaí are advising motorists to avoid the area.

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