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RIP Driver killed and two injured in early-morning smash on the M9 in Co Kildare

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses or for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the M9

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The teen passed away in St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny

The teen passed away in St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny

The teen passed away in St Luke's General Hospital in Kilkenny

One person has died and two others have been hospitalised after a crash involving three vehicles on the M9 this morning. 

Gardaí in Castledermot rushed to the scene of what they described as a “serious road traffic collision between Junction 4 and Junction 5 Southbound shortly after 7am which involved three vehicles.

The male driver of one of the cars, who was in his early 80s, was seriously injured and was taken to St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny where he later died.

The second male driver, who is in his 30s, was air-lifted to hospital from the scene and his condition is described as “serious”.

The third driver, a woman in her 20s, was taken to St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny with non-life threatening injuries.

“Garda Forensic Collision investigators are currently at scene and the road is closed between junction 4 and junction 5 southbound on the M9 and local diversions are in place,” gardaí said.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses or for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the M9 this morning to make it available to them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on (045) 527730, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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