Two dead in road crash

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Two people have been confirmed dead following a road accident which took place within the last 90 minutes.

The accident happened just after 2.15pm in the townland of Killyvery, a mile outside Newtoncunningham in County Donegal on the Derry to Letterkenny road.

The scene of the fatal road crash on Friday in which a man and woman in their 30s lost their lives. Photo: Malcolm Ridell.

The scene of the fatal road crash on Friday in which a man and woman in their 30s lost their lives. Photo: Malcolm Ridell.

Gardai and the fire service are currently at the scene.

The site is a known accident black spot and numerous crashes have taken place there in recent years.

The entire area has been sealed off by the Gardai Siochana.

It is understood that at least two other people have been taken to Letterkenny General Hospital with what have been described as serious injuries.

Police confirmed that two people have died, but there are currently no further details.