Last: third person dies after Donegal crash

by Stephen Maguire

Update 3.38pm: A third person died after the gruesome roadmash of today in Bundoran, Co Donegal.

The woman, understood as a mother of two from the north, died at Sligo University Hospital.

Two other people, a man and a woman in their 20s, were killed this morning after the crash that happened at 3.25am.

A man has been arrested in connection with the crash and is being interrogated at Ballyshannon Garda staiton.

Previously: Man arrested after Donegal collision kills two and injures three

The scene of the deadly accident in Bundoran today. Pic: North West Newspix.

Update – 11.59am: A man in his twenties has presented himself to Gardaí in Ballyshannon in connection with the traffic accident in Co. Donegal this morning.

He has been arrested and is being held under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act at Ballyshannon Garda station.

The Peugeot car seemed to have hit a yellow brick perimeter wall and partially demolished it.

The engine and a rear axle had come loose and lay on the street.

The vehicle was on the road a short distance.

9 am: Two dead, three badly injured, after the car hit the wall in Donegal

Two people died and three others were injured in a traffic accident in County Donegal.

The road crash of one vehicle happened at Eastend, Bundoran, Co. Donegal at 3.25 pm this morning

A man and a woman, both in their twenties, died when the car they were passengers against hit a wall.

Their bodies have been transported to the mortuary at the Sligo General Hospital.

Another woman in her mid-twenties is in a critical condition and two more men, including mid-twenties, have serious injuries and have been rushed to Sligo General Hospital.

The road is closed for a forensic investigation and diversions are in place.

Anyone with information about the collision has been asked to contact Gardaí in the station Ballyshannon Garda on 071 – 9858530, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any other station in Garda.

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