Three Dead In Separate Overnight Crashes

Three people have been killed in two separate road accidents on Ireland's roads since yesterday.

Gardai at Milford are investigating the first incident, which occurred at Leat Beg, Fanad in Donegal, at approximately 8pm yesterday evening.

During the fatal road collision that involved two vehicles, the driver of one of the cars, a male aged 25, and the 19 year old male front seat passenger in the second car were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the second vehicle, another male also aged 19, was taken to Letterkenny General Hospital, where his condition is described as non-life threatening.

The scene is currently closed to traffic for technical examination.

In the second incident in Limerick, another male, aged 19 years, was fatally injured when the car he was a passenger collided with a lamp post. The driver, a 20-year-old male was taken by Ambulance to the Mid Western Regional Hospital where his condition is described as serious.

Gardai at Bruff are also investigating the second collision, which occurred at Main Street Hospital, at approximately 5.30am this morning.

Forensic collision investigators are currently at the scene and traffic diversions are in place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bruff Garda Station 061-382940, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Gardai are also appealing for witnesses to the Donegal incident to contact Milford Garda Station on 074-9153060, or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.


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