Two young men killed in Inishowen in overnight crash

There are still some cases of criminal and sectarian attacks on Protestant churches in the Republic of Ireland
There are still some cases of criminal and sectarian attacks on Protestant churches in the Republic of Ireland

Two young men have been killed following a single vehicle collision in Inishowen overnight.

Gardai in Buncrana are investigating the single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred between Quigley’s Point and Whitecastle - on the R238 (Quigley’s Point to Moville Road) - at approximately 3.35am this morning.

A spokesperson said: “Two males in their late teens were fatally injured when the car they were travelling in was involved in a collision. One male was pronounced dead at the scene and the second was taken to Altnagelvin Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“The three other occupants of the car, males in their late teens, were taken to Altnagelvin and Letterkenny Hospital and are described as being in a stable condition.

“This stretch of road is currently closed to facilitate an examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local diversions are in place.”

Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses and in particular anyone who may have travelled this road between 3am and 3.40am this morning to contact Buncrana Garda Station on 074- 9320540, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.