Two Dead After Separate Road Accidents

Two people have been killed after separate road traffic collisions over the weekend.

In the first incident, a 23-year-old male driver died as the result of the injuries he sustained during a collision in Abbeydorney, County Kerry.

Gardai in the area are investigating the two vehicle collision that occurred on Sunday at approximately 8.45pm.

The man's car was in collision with a tractor and trailer resulting in the man, who was sole occupant of the car, being fatally injury. He was taken to Tralee General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The road is currently closed pending completion of an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Gardai have appealed to members of the public who may have witnessed the incident or be able to assist the Gardai with their investigation to contact Tralee Garda Station at 066 - 7102300, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

Shortly following this incident, a man in his 60s died after a collision at Killarague, Dromahair, County Leitrim, when the car he was driving left the road and crashed in a field. The dead man was the only occupant of the car, which was discovered by a man out walking at 12.30 p.m. on the 7th of June 2009.

The road at the scene in closed and the incident is under investigation.


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