One person has died and another is in a critical condition following a serious traffic accident on the N4 this morning.
The man is understood to have been an employee of Sligo County Council.
The collision involved three vehicles and the deceased man is understood to be from the locality.
Currently the N4 between Boyle and Castlebaldwin remains closed (18.00pm) following the collision at Whitehall outside Castlebaldwin.
Medevac 112 (pictured on scene) assisted in bringing the most seriously injured to UCG hospital.
Boyle Fire Brigade and a fleet of ambulances attended what is being described by Gardaí as “a very serious road traffic collision” which took place shortly after 11am
The road is closed in both directions with diversions in place.
Unconfirmed reports suggest a truck, tractor and a van were involved in the collision on a straight stretch of road.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ballymote Garda Station on 071 9189500, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.