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Gardaí investigate fatal crash in Navan

A woman in her 30′s was killed in the collision with a bus and a three-year-old girl also in the car was taken to hospital.

Those injured in the crash were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Those injured in the crash were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Image: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ IN NAVAN are investigating a fatal road crash that occurred on the outskirts of Navan on the Kells Road at approximately 6.10pm yesterday.

A woman in her 30’s was fatally injured when the car she was driving was in collision with a bus. She was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda where she was pronounced dead.

The only other passenger in the car, a three-year-old girl, was taken to hospital with injuries described as not life threatening. A number of people on the bus, including the driver, were also taken to Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital with injuries described as minor.

RTE reported that the double-decker Bus Éireann coach had left Cavan bound for Dublin with 53 passengers on board.

Gardai have issued an appeal for witnesses to contact Navan Garda Station on 046-9079930, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

It is understood Bus Éireann will also carry out its own investigation into the collision.

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