Two dead in overnight road accidents in Dublin

Two people have died in road accidents in Dublin overnight.

They happened in Fairview and just outside Brittas.

A woman in her 20s died, when the car which she was a passenger in collided with a pole in Fairview, at the Malahide road junction, at around 1.50am this morning.

Three others in the car at the time were taken to hospital with serious injuries. One of them, a 26-year-old man, is said to be in a critical condition.

Elsewhere, a 21-year-old man has been killed in a single-vehicle crash on the N81 just outside Brittas.

The man died when the car he and four other men were travelling in collided with a tree at around 2.40am this morning.

The four others - ranging in age from 19 to 22 - were taken to hospital, but their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

More in this Section

Man struck by two cars while crossing road in Dundalk

Storm Brian brings wind and rain to south and west; whole country will be affected later

Man in his 30s to appear in court tomorrow over Offaly €1m drug seizure

Health officials issue alert after measles outbreak reported in Dublin

Today's Stories

No Government jet for freed Halawa

Garda officers may sue for right to strike

Rail unions vote for industrial action

‘We are on our knees after this ... we need help’


A helicopter put a piano on the 150-foot roof of Blarney Castle and other stories from the Cork Jazz Festival archives

Jazz Memories: Famous faces share their favourite moments

Live music review: The Horrors - Icy genius in a thrillingly intimate setting

Choosing a sheltered spot for Maples is vital

More From The Irish Examiner