Thursday 8 December 2016

Two people killed in major road crash

Greg Harkin

Published 13/11/2015 | 15:20

The tragic scene where two people lost their lives in a traffic accident on the main Derry to Letterkenny road. (North West Newspix)
The tragic scene where two people lost their lives in a traffic accident on the main Derry to Letterkenny road. (North West Newspix)
The tragic scene where two people where fatally injured. (North West Newspix)

TWO people have died in a road traffic crash at a notorious accident blackspot in Co Donegal this afternoon.

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A man and a woman, both in their thirties, were killed in the horrific accident.

Another man has been taken to hospital, where his condition is described as critical.

The incident happened on a bend on the main Letterkenny to Derry N13 road about 1km from Newtowncunningham just around 2pm.

A number of people have died in accidents on the same stretch of road in recent years.

Gardai, ambulance and fire service are still at the scene of the incident.

It's understood two cars were involved in the accident and it may be several hours before the scene is cleared.

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