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Three people injured, one seriously, in Co Louth road accident

The accident happened on the Armagh Road, near Dundalk.

The Armagh Road, near Dundalk
The Armagh Road, near Dundalk
Image: Google Maps

THREE PEOPLE HAVE been seriously injured in a road accident near Dundalk, Co Louth.

The road is closed from Carnbeg to Carnmore as a result of the collision between two cars at 11 am this morning.

A woman in her 30s was airlifted from the scene to Tallaght Hospital with serious leg injuries.

A baby in the woman’s car was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with minor injuries.

The male driver of the other car was also taken to the Lourdes Hospital.

The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are asking motorists to use alternative routes.

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Anyone who witnessed the accident is asked to contact gardaí in Dundalk on 042 9388400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111. or any Garda station.

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