Two people dead following tragic N55 road crash near Ballinagh on Friday evening
Two people died following a fatal road traffic collision in Ballinagh, Co Cavan on Friday, February 28.
At approximately 7pm, Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a collision involving a car and a jeep on the N55, Ballinagh, Co Cavan.
The driver, a man in his late 60s, and the passenger, a female also in her 60s were fatally injured following the collision.
Their car is believed to have collided with a jeep.
Both occupants of the car were pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The male driver of the jeep was taken to Cavan General Hospital as a precaution.
The scene at the crash site was preserved for examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.
The road was closed to traffic overnight with diversions in place.