Two people were killed in County Galway tonight in a road accident involving a motorcycle and a car. The accident occurred at Carrowbrowne on a straight stretch of road known as the 'Curragh Line' about three miles from Galway City. The accident occurred at about 7.30pm. Gardaí say that driving conditions in the area were difficult at the time. The two who died were the male driver of the motorcycle and his male passenger. They were pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor and their bodies were taken to the morgue at University College Hospital. The driver and passenger in the car escaped with minor injuries.