Three people in their 20s die after two-car crash in Meath
Three children were also injured in the collision.
Three people in their 20s have died and a child is in serious condition following a two-car crash in Meath.
The collision occurred at 4.25pm on New Year's Eve at the N52 in Kells.
The driver of one of the vehicles, a woman in her early 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene.
A passenger in this car, a man in his early 20s, was treated at the scene before being brought to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where he died en route.
In the second car, a female driver in her mid-20s was critically injured at the scene and was taken to Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown where she later passed away.
Three children in the second car, two girls and a boy, were also taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Gardaí said the boy is seriously injured and that the girls have non-life-threatening injuries.
A forensic examination of the scene has been completed and the road has been reopened.
Any person who was traveling in the area at the time of the crash or with any information or dashcam footage is asked to contact Kells Gardaí at 046 9280820.
3 persons (2 female and 1 male all in their 20s were deceased), 3 children were taken to hospital for treatment.
Gardaí have completed a forensic examination of the scene, investigations are ongoing.
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