Man, 70, dies in Donegal crash; Five others injured

A 70-year-old man has died in a crash in Co. Donegal.

The accident happened on the N15 at Drumcroil between Laghey and Ballintra at around 10.30pm last night.

The man died when the SUV he was driving was involved in a collision with a jeep.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and his body was removed to Sligo General Hospital.

Three other passengers in the SUV, one male and two females, were taken to Sligo General Hospital with injuries described as serious, but not life threatening.

The driver and passenger of the second vehicle, a jeep, were also taken to Sligo General Hospital with injuries described as minor.

The road is closed pending a technical examination and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact Donegal Garda Station on 074 9740190, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.


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