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Two killed in separate collisions in Dublin and Donegal yesterday

A man in his 30s and another man in his 60s died after being involved in separate crashes.

LAST UPDATE | 19 Dec 2023

TWO PEOPLE HAVE been killed in separate road collisions in Dublin and Donegal.

Shortly after 6pm yesterday in Dublin 6, a low impact collision occurred between two cars on Grand Parade.

The driver of one of the cars involved, a male in his late 60s, was treated at the scene by emergency services personnel and removed by ambulance to St. Vincent’s University Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

The driver of the second car did not require immediate medical treatment.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this incident to come forward. Any road users who were travelling in the Grand Parade area at the time and may have camera footage (including dash-cam) are asked to make this available to investigating Gardaí.

In Donegal, a man in his 30s died after a two-vehicle collision yesterday evening at around 7pm.

The incident occurred on the N14 in Manorcunningham.

A male passenger, aged in his 30s, was fatally injured and his body has been removed to the mortuary of Letterkenny University Hospital, where a post mortem will take place in due course.

Both drivers were removed from the scene to Letterkenny University Hospital where they are being treated for injuries which are believed to be non-life threatening. 

The N14 at Carrickballydooey, Manorcunningham is currently closed pending a technical examination of the scene by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

Local traffic diversions are in place.

Gardaí in Letterkenny Garda Station are appealing to anyone who may have information in relation to this collision to contact them.

Any road users who were on the N14 yesterday evening between 6:30pm and 7pm and who may have camera footage, including dash cam, is asked to make this footage available.

Anyone with information about either fatal collision can contact Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 916 7100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.

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