Pensioner Dies In Co Monaghan Road Crash

A pensioner has died following a road collision in Co Monaghan.

The two-vehicle incident occurred on the R188, Monaghan to Cootehill road, at Stranooden on Saturday.

A passenger in one of the cars, a female aged in her 80s, was taken by ambulance to Cavan General Hospital, however she was later pronounced dead.

The driver of the car and a second passenger suffered minor injuries, and two other passengers did not require hospital treatment.

The female driver of the second car was also taken to Cavan General Hospital, however her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

The Coroner has been notified.

Gardaí are appealing for anyone with information to contact them.


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