A MAN has died in a traffic accident on the N5 near Swinford earlier today.
The road will be closed for some time as gardaí investigate the circumstances of the accident.
The victim, who was in his sixties, was involved in a three-vehicle collision near the Kiltimagh Road turn-off into Swinford for the golf course and Tesco.
Another person has been taken to hospital. Their condition is unknown.
Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes if possible. Diversions are in place.