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The Armagh Road, near Dundalk
The Armagh Road, near Dundalk
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Three people injured, one seriously, in Co Louth road accident

The accident happened on the Armagh Road, near Dundalk.
Oct 3rd 2015, 2:15 PM 13,690 2

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.

Tweet by @An Garda Síochána Source: An Garda Síochána/Twitter

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.

Tweet by @AA Roadwatch Source: AA Roadwatch/Twitter

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