Four people have been killed in a multi-car crash in county Galway.
It happened near Junction 15 on the M6 near Ballinasloe at around 7:15pm last night.
It’s understood that a family of three - a mother, father, and child were in one of the vehicles.
They are not thought to be from the area.
The occupant of one of the other cars also died, while the driver of the third was taken to hospital with non life threatening injuries.
It's believed a car had been travelling the wrong way down the motorway and hit two other vehicles.
Gardai are appealing for anyone with information to contact Ballinasloe Garda station.