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One person dead following road traffic accident in Monaghan

A male in his mid 20’s was fatally injured.

(File photo)
(File photo)
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ONE PERSON HAS has died in a road traffic accident outside Carrickmacross, County Monaghan.

The two vehicle fatal road traffic collision occurred on the N2 / Carrickmacross junction, south of Carrickmacross, this morning at approximately 7am.

Fatality

A male in his mid 20’s was fatally injured when the car he was driving was in collision with a second vehicle. He was the sole occupant. The two occupants of the second vehicle were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with injuries described as non life threatening.

The scene is currently being examined by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to this collision to contact Carrickmacross Garda Station on 042-9690190, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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