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Tragic incident Two men killed following three-vehicle crash in Co Meath

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the accident, which took place on the R152 in the Keenogue area of Duleek, Co. Meath just after 6.30am on Thursday morning

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Two men have died following a three-vehicle crash in Co. Meath this morning.

Gardaí are currently at the scene of the accident, which took place on the R152 in the Keenogue area of Duleek, Co. Meath just after 6.30am on Thursday morning.

The driver and only occupant of a van involved in this collision, a man in his 40s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another man, who was the driver and only occupant of a car involved in this collision was taken to our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda with serious injuries. This man, aged in his 30s, has since passed away.

No other serious injuries were reported. 

The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place as Forensic Collision Investigators conduct a technical examination of the scene.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this collision to come forward.

Gardaí are also appealing to any road users who were travelling on the R152 between Kilmoon Cross and Duleek between 6:20am and 6:50am and who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) to make this footage available to Gardaí.

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

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