22/09/2016

Two Women Killed In Collision In Donegal

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal single road traffic collision in Ballybofey, Co Donegal.

The incident occurred on the R252, Glenfin Road at around 4.15pm on Wednesday, 21 September.

Two women, aged 19 and 38, were killed when the car they were travelling in left the road, collided with a pole and came to a stop in a parking area for trucks.

The 19-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The second woman was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

A man, aged in his 40's, who was also travelling in the car, suffered non life threatening injuries and was also taken to Letterkenny University Hospital.

The scene was preserved to allow for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.

(MH/LM)

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