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Man arrested after fatal crash in Bundoran that killed two and seriously injured three

The man in his 20s presented himself to gardaí in Ballyshannon.

The scene of the crash
The scene of the crash
Image: Niall Carson/PA Images

Updated Aug 19th 2018, 11:47 AM

A MAN IN his 20s has presented himself to gardaí, after a fatal crash in Donegal which left two dead and three seriously injured.

A man and woman in their 20s died after the car they were travelling in crashed in the early hours this morning.

Another woman is in critical condition and two men are seriously injured following the single-car crash at around 3.25am. All are in their mid-20s.

Gardaí said the car collided with a wall at Eastend in Bundoran.

The man who presented himself to gardaí at Ballyshannon Garda Station has been arrested and is currently being detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

Bundoran road accident deaths Source: Niall Carson/PA Images

The deceased have been removed to Sligo General Hospital, while the other three are receiving treatment for their injuries at the same hospital.

The road is currently closed to traffic, as garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene.

Local diversions are in place, and gardaí said investigations are ongoing.

Bundoran road accident deaths Source: Niall Carson

Gardaí are keen to speak to anyone with information, and any witnesses are urged to call Ballyshannon Garda Station on 071 985 8530, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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