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tragedy Motorist (30s) dies in fatal traffic collision in Dunshaughlin

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A woman has died following a traffic accident in Dunshauglin, Co. Meath this afternoon, Wednesday 9th June.

Shortly after 2.30pm today, gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a two-car collision on the R125 at Knockmark, Drumree, near the village of Dunshaughlin.

The driver of one of the cars, a woman in her late 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene and her body has since been removed to the mortuary at Our Lady’s Hospital in Navan.

The driver and sole occupant of the second car, a woman in her 30s, was taken by ambulance to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. Her injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

The road is currently closed and traffic diversions are in place while garda forensic collision investigators are examining the crash site.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses of this collision to come forward. They are also appealing to road users who were travelling in the area at the time with camera footage (including dash-cam) to make it available to investigating Gardaí.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station on 01-8010600 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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