Sunday 18 February 2018

Young man killed and young woman injured in early morning car crash

A TEENAGER was killed in a single car accident in Co Monaghan at 5.15am today.

The collision occurred on the Castleblaney to Dundalk road at Magherakill when the young man lost control of his car on a bend. He was pronounced dead at the scene.



A female passenger, also in her late teens, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda but her injuried are described as not life threatening.



This stretch of road is currently closed pending completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.



Gardai today appealed for witnesses to contact Castleblaney Garda Station on 042-9740668, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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