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A young man has died following a road traffic accident in Co Longford in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

The single vehicle collision occurred at Lissagernal outside Newtownforbes shortly before 1am. 

The 22-year-old man was the sole occupant of the vehicle nad was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Local diversions remain in place. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Longford Garda Station on 043-3350570 the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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Emergency services were called to the scene of a fatal crash in Dublin on Sunday morning.

A man, believed to be in his late 20s, died following the single-vehicle collision on Adelaide Road in Glenageary. He was the sole occupant of the car.

Garda forensic collision investigators are at the scene and the road is currently closed to traffic with local diversions in place.

Anyone who was travelling on Adelaide Road between 6.30am and 7.30am on Sunday morning is asked to contact Dun Laoghaire Garda station on 01-6665000 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

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Gardaí in Co Wexford are appealing to the public for witnesses following a fatal road traffic accident in New Ross yesterday evening.

The collision, which occurred between a car and lorry at approximately 6.30, claimed the life of the four individuals – three men and one woman – all of whom were travelling in the car.

The driver of the lorry and its passenger were uninjured.

The road is closed to facilitate a Forensic Collision examination and will remain closed until at least lunchtime today.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to contact New Ross Garda station on 051 426030, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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According to emerging reports, an early morning collision in Co Clare has claimed the life of one male driver and seriously injured his female passenger.

It has been established that the accident happened at about 4am at Carraig Hill, approximately five miles from Co Limerick.

It is so far understood that the vehicle lost control and hit a tree, but that no other vehicles were involved in the early morning incident.

Despite the arrival of fire crews from Limerick City and Shannon in addition to HSE ambulances, attempts to revive the male at the scene were unsuccessful.

After being treated and stabilised at the scene, the female occupant of the car was transferred to University Hospital Limerick where she remains in a serious condition.

Pending a forensic examination, the road will remain closed until later today.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or anyone who was in the area at the time is asked to contact Gardaí at Mayorstone Garda station on 061 456980, on the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666111, or at any Garda station.

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According to the Gardaí, a man, believed to be in his 20s, has died after being struck by two cars in Co. Louth.

It is understood that the incident occurred at approximately 03.15 this morning on the Old Newry Road in Dundalk.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene by authorities while neither driver sustained injury.

Gardaí have closed the road to allow for an examination to be conducted by the Garda Forensic Collision Investigators.

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According to emerging reports, diversions are currently in place on the R137 following a multi vehicle collision this evening.

It has been established that emergency services are at the scene of the collision on the Dundalk / Carlingford Road in Dundalk.

It is believed that there were at least four cars involved in the incident.

AA Roadwatch confirmed the incident on Twitter, writing; "The Dundalk/Carlingford Rd (R173) is closed at Gyles Quay due to a crash. Local diversions are in place."

Motorists have been advised to avoid the area while authorities tend to the scene.

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A man in his 20s has died in a single-vehicle collision in Co Roscommon.

A Garda investigation in underway following the incident which took place on the R293 Ballaghaderreen to Gurteen Road at around 8am on Sunday morning.

It's understood no one else was involved in the accident which saw the victim's van collided with a tree.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene and his body has since been removed to Roscommon University Hospital.

Diversions have been put in place while a forensic examination is carried out.

Witnesses are asked to contact Castlerea Garda Station on 094-9621630, The Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111 or any Garda Station.

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According to emerging reports this afternoon, a number of people have sustained serious injuries following a collision in Co Cork today.

It has been established that the road traffic accident happened on the Mallow road at the Waterloo junction before noon.

AA Roadwatch alerted the public to the incident on Twitter, posting: "#CORK #N20 Serious crash between Cork City and Mallow near the Waterloo turn-off. Gardaí at the scene."

It is understood that the Northbound lane is currently closed, and emergency services are at the scene of the incident.

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A 24-year-old man has died in Beaumont hospital today following a crash on Dublin's Adelaide Road on 22nd August.

At approximately 6.15 on the 22nd, Gardaí attended the scene of a traffic collision where it was soon established that a silver Saab convertible car had collided with four male pedestrians. .

A statement released by the Gardai confirmed that the female driver and one pedestrian were taken to St. Vincent’s hospital.

One pedestrian was taken to Tallaght hospital while another was taken to St. James hospital.

A fourth pedestrian was taken to St. James hospital and was transferred to Beaumont hospital with serious head injuries.

Today it has been confirmed that one of the four pedestrians died a a result of injuries sustained two weeks ago.

Gardai have appealed to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or those with dashcam footage to contact Pearse St Garda Station on 01- 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision yesterday evening.

 

The incident occurred at the junction of Adelaide Road and Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2 at around 6pm yesterday evening.

A Saab convertible car collided with four male pedestrians, all of which were taken to hospital.

 

One of the pedestrians is described as being in a serious condition at Beaumont Hospital.

 

The female driver of the car and one pedestrian were taken to St. Vincent’s Hospital with non life threatening injuries, while a second male pedestrian was removed to Tallaght Hospital with non life threatening injuries.

 

Investigating Gardaí are appealing to any person who may have witnessed this collision or to any motorists with dash cam to contact Pearse St Garda Station on 01- 666 9000, the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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According to reports this morning, three women have lost their lives following a crash in Co Louth in the early hours of this morning.

It is understood that a collision occurred between three vehicles near Ardee resulting in the death of a 37-year-old, 39-year-old and 67-year-old.

Reports suggest the three women, who are believed to be a mother and her two daughters, were travelling home from Dublin Airport when the incident occurred.

It has been established that two men, who were travelling in the second car, were seriously injured in the incident, and were subsequently removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

Reports confirm that the occupants of the third car were unharmed.

Divisions have been put in place between Ardee and Aclint Bridge as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators conduct an examination of the area.

Gardaí have requested for anyone with information pertaining to this morning's tragic incident to come forward.

Members of the public have been advised that they can contact Ardee Garda Station 041 6871130, The Garda Confidential Line 1 800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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A spokesman for German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has confirmed that there have been numerous fatalities following a collision on the  A9 motorway near the town of Bayreuth in Bavaria early this morning.

Speaking in the aftermath of the incident, Steffen Seibert said: "Unfortunately, numerous people… lost their lives in this burning bus."

It has been established that 46 passengers and two bus drivers were travelling on a coach when it collided with a lorry at around 7am local time.

According to media reports in Germany, as the lorry was carrying beds and pillows, it instantly burst into flames.

As it stands, 18 people are currently unaccounted for while a further 30 have suffered serious injury, with police spokesman Juergen Stadter asserting: "We are realistic and will have several dead to report at the end of the day."

The coach was bound for Lake Garda in Italy when the collision occurred.

Commenting on the incident, Steffen Seibert said: "Our thoughts go to the victims and their family members, as well as to the injured. We hope that those who have been rescued will recover from their injuries."

Forensic experts, in addition to emergency services, are at the scene.

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