Man and woman in their 30s killed in Donegal crash

The scene of the fatal road traffic collision on the main Derry to Letterkenny Road near Newtoncunningham. (Picture by Malcolm Riddell).
The scene of the fatal road traffic collision on the main Derry to Letterkenny Road near Newtoncunningham. (Picture by Malcolm Riddell).

The Gardai in County Donegal have confirmed that a man and a woman in their 30s have been killed in a road accident this afternoon.

An appeal for witnesses to the crash has now been issued by the police.

A statement issued in the last few minutes says: “Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision in Co. Donegal. The collision occurred at approximately 2.30pm when two cars collided on the N13 at Moyle near Newtowncunningham.

“A male and female aged in their 30s were pronounced dead at the scene. A third male was taken by Ambulance to Hospital in Derry. The local coroner has been notified.

“Gardaí and the emergency services are currently at the scene, the road is closed and diversions are in place. Garda forensic collision investigators have been requested to examine the scene.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Letterkenny Garda Station 074-9167100 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.”