Friday 2 December 2016

Young woman (25) killed - and man (20s) seriously injured - following head-on car crash

Published 19/06/2016 | 07:45

R148 near to where the crash occurred Credit: Google Maps
R148 near to where the crash occurred Credit: Google Maps

A 25-year-old woman has died following a two car crash in Co Meath last night.

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The incident occurred on the R148 at Blackwater Bridge, Enfield, Co. Meath shortly after 9pm.

The young woman - who was a passenger in one car - was seriously injured when the vehicle collided head-on with another car.

She was taken by ambulance to Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown, Dublin where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a man in his 20s, was also removed to Connolly Hospital, where his injuries are understood to be serious.

Gardaí in Enfield are appealing for witnesses following a two car fatal traffic collision on the 18th June 2016.

The driver and sole occupant of the second car - a woman in her 30s - was taken to Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.

Her injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

The scene is currently preserved for a forensic and technical examination and local diversions are in place.

The Coroner has been notified.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Enfield Garda Station 046-9541002 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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