Two women killed in Donegal road traffic collision

Two women have been killed in a road traffic collision in Co Donegal.

Wednesday, 21st September 2016, 8:32 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th October 2016, 3:00 pm
Gardai are investigating

Gardaí are investigating the single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred on the R252, Glenfin Road, Ballybofey, County Donegal on Wednesday 21st September at approximately 4.15pm.

Two women, aged 19 and 38 years old, were fatally injured when the car they were travelling in left the road, collided with a pole and came to a stop in a parking area for trucks. The 19-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The second woman was taken to Letterkenny University Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. A male in his 40s, who was also travelling in the car, suffered non-life threatening injuries and was also taken to Letterkenny University Hospital. No other injuries were reported.

The scene has been preserved. The road is currently closed to facilitate Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information is asked to contact them at Letterkenny Garda Station on 074 9167100, The Garda Confidential Line, 1800 666111 or any Garda Station.