One killed, two injured in Ardee road crash


One man was killed and two others were injured in a road collision in Co Louth early today.

The man was a passenger in the van, which collided with a car outside Ardee on the Carrickmacross Road at around 9 a.m. today.

The drivers of both the van and car were taken to hospital in Drogheda.

Meanwhile, gardaí have released the name of the woman killed when she was struck by a car yesterday as Kitty Harrington (81), of Slip, Bantry, Co Cork.

The latest death brings to five the number of people killed on Irish roads this weekend.