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28 Jan 2022

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 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.

Also read: Six people have died on Irish roads inside last 24 hours

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