Two people dead following tragic N55 road crash near Ballinagh on Friday evening

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Two people dead following tragic N55 road crash near Ballinagh on Friday evening

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.

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