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20th Aug 2023

Young man killed in Dundalk car crash involving two e-scooters

Simon Kelly

Car crash e-scooters Dundalk

Two other men were injured in the collision.

A young man in his 20s has died following a collision between a car and two e-scooters in Co. Louth this weekend.

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of fatal collision on the Armagh Road, Dundalk, late yesterday evening, Saturday, August 19.

The man was pronounced deceased at the scene where his body was then removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda.

Another male in his 20s was treated for injuries at the scene and a third male, also in his 20s, was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

Gardaí closed the road this morning for an examination to be carried out by Forensic Collision Investigators, with local diversions put in place.

In a statement to JOE today, Gardaí said they are looking for any witnesses of the fatal collision:

“Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to contact them.

“Any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) and were travelling on the Armagh Road and its environs yesterday evening between 11:00pm and 11:45pm, is asked to make this footage available to Gardaí.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dundalk Garda Station on 042 938 8400, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.”

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