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M1 motorway closed following fatal three-vehicle collision

NewsBy Morgan Flanagan Creagh
M1 motorway closed following fatal three-vehicle collision

Gardai are investigating a fatal three vehicle collision which occurred at 2pm today on the M1 Northbound between Junction 14 and 15.

A truck and two cars were involved in the smash.

The male driver and sole occupant of one of the cars was fatally injured at pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and two passengers in the other car were injured and taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda with non-life threatening injuries.

The M1 remains closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and will remain closed for a number of hours. Diversions are in place.

Gardaí wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041-6871130, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.