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Man arrested over two-car crash in Co Louth

A man aged in his 20s has been arrested over a two vehicle collision in Co Louth, in which three ...
Jack Quann
Jack Quann

15.13 1 Mar 2020


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Man arrested over two-car cras...

Man arrested over two-car crash in Co Louth

Jack Quann
Jack Quann

15.13 1 Mar 2020


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A man aged in his 20s has been arrested over a two vehicle collision in Co Louth, in which three people died.

At around 2.15am on Saturday, GardaĆ­ and emergency services were called to the scene of the crash on the N1 at Carrickarnan, Ravensdale north of Dundalk.

People in one of the cars - a man in his 50s and a woman in her 80s - were pronounced dead at the scene.

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A man in his 20s, travelling in the second car, was taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A second man in his 20s, also in this car, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Post-mortem examinations are taking place on Sunday.

The arrested man is being held at Dundalk Garda station under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act.

GardaĆ­ say investigations are continuing.


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