Sunday 22 September 2019

Man (24) killed and two others rushed to hospital following road crash

The road is currently closed pending the completion of an examination by forensics
The road is currently closed pending the completion of an examination by forensics
Kathy Armstrong

Kathy Armstrong

One man has died and two others were rushed to hospital following a collision last night.

The fatal crash happened at around 8pm last night at Boynabought in Kilmainhamwood, Kells, Co Meath.

A male passenger (24) in one of the cars was fatally injured.

The male drivers of both vehicles were brought by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, no other people were involved.

The road is currently closed for an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

The Coroner has been notified of the death.

Gardaí in Navan are urging anyone who may have witnessed the collision or to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9036100, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Meanwhile Gardai in Ashbourne, Co Meath are investigating a serious single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the Oldbridge to Donore road, 4km outside Drogheda this afternoon.

The collision occurred at approximately 2pm at Sheephouse.

The female driver and front seat passenger were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. One of the females' injuries is described as serious. 

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and diversions are in place.

Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda station on 01 8010600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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