Man in his thirties killed, two women seriously injured in three-car collision
A man in his thirties was killed in a three-car collision in Co Monaghan this afternoon.
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision which occurred on the N2 Dublin to Derry road.
The incident occurred between Monaghan Town and Emyvale at approximately 12.20pm.
The man in his thirties was the sole occupant of one of the cars.
The two female occupants of the second vehicle were seriously injured and brought to Cavan General Hospital for treatment.
The male occupant of the third vehicle was unharmed, gardaí report.
The road is currently closed and diversions are in place.
Garda are appealing for anyone with any information to contact them at Monaghan Garda Station 04777200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.