Man in 20s killed in Monaghan collision

Two cars-collision on N2 near Carrickmacross at 7am

Gardaí at Carrickmacross are investigating a fatal collision. Photograph: Google Street view

Gardaí at Carrickmacross are investigating a fatal collision. Photograph: Google Street view

Wed, Oct 30, 2013, 10:27

A man in his 20s was killed in a two-car road collision in Co Monaghan this morning, gardaí said.

The man was driving alone in a car which collided with a second vehicle on the N2 at the Carrickmacross junction at about 7am.

Two people in the second car were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with non-life threatening injuries, gardaí said.

Gardaí have preserved the scene for technical examinations and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the collision to contact Carrickmacross Garda station on 042-9690190, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.