Woman killed and two hospitalised in horror crash

Woman killed and two hospitalised in horror crash

A 20-year-old woman has been killed and four other people injured in a two car collision.

The accident occurred on the N2 just outside Slane, at Waterside Great close to the Duleek turnoff at around 10.20pm last night.

The victim was travelling in the backseat of one of the cars when it collided with another vechicle.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The female front seat passenger (20) and make driver (early 40s) were both transferred to Blanchardstown Hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The male driver of the other car (aged in his late 30s) and female passenger (aged in her mid 30s) were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

Their injuries are also understood to be non life-threatening.

The strech of road is currently closed while an investigation is carried out and diversions are in place.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.