The man killed in a road traffic collision Roscommon yesterday morning has been named locally as Thomas Campbell, a businessman from Ballinasloe.

Mr Campbell was killed when the car he was driving was involved in a collision with a large bus at Ballydangan on the old Athlone road between Athlone and Ballinasloe just after 10 o’ clock yesterday morning.

An 11 year old girl travelling in the car with him was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the bus and three passengers were also taken to hospital.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who might have witnessed the collision to contact them.