Appeal for witnesses after roads claim three lives in separate accidents

Appeal for witnesses after roads claim three lives in separate accidents

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after three people were killed in separate crashes yesterday.

They happened in Dublin, Galway and Kildare.

Irish roads claimed three lives yesterday.

A woman in her 80s died in Galway after the vehicle she was a passenger in collided with another outside Loughrea shortly after 9am.

Separately in Kildare, a man in his 40s was killed when he was hit by a 4x4 on the Dublin Road in Monasterevin at around 5.50pm.

Meanwhile in Dublin, a woman in her 30s suffered catastrophic injuries in a crash involving three cars and a lorry.

It happened at 11.30am at the northbound Finglas exit of the motorway.

Gardaí are calling on the public not share images or videos of the M50 crash after footage was taken by drivers passing by - out of respect for the family of the deceased.

More on this topic

'Miraculous' that no one was injured after car smashes through Dublin shopfront'Miraculous' that no one was injured after car smashes through Dublin shopfront

Man, 70s, dies after early-morning crash in Co RoscommonMan, 70s, dies after early-morning crash in Co Roscommon

School helping students cope with teacher's tragic deathSchool helping students cope with teacher's tragic death

Irish athlete dies in Co Meath road crashIrish athlete dies in Co Meath road crash


More in this Section

Missing woman forest search finds ‘nothing of significance’Missing woman forest search finds ‘nothing of significance’

Lunney family endured ‘week from hell’ after Quinn executive abducted and attackedLunney family endured ‘week from hell’ after Quinn executive abducted and attacked

Gardaí seek help locating two girls, 12 and 13, missing from DublinGardaí seek help locating two girls, 12 and 13, missing from Dublin

Woman airlifted to hospital after slipping at Howth HeadWoman airlifted to hospital after slipping at Howth Head


Lifestyle

Gráinne Healy only started running regularly a few years ago. She’s already completed 50 parkruns. She tells Rowena Walsh what motivates her.Ageing with Attitude: Parkruns and quiet Friday nights

Against popular wisdom and flying a plane made from bamboo, wire and bike handlebars, a Co Antrim woman blazed a sky trail for aviation and for the independence of women, writes Bette BrowneMagnificent Lilian Bland blazed a trail for independence of women in her plane of bamboo

The epic battle for the bridge at Arnhem, as depicted in the blockbuster 'A Bridge Too Far', saw the Allies aim to end the war by Christmas 1944, but failed as a huge airborne assault force failed to take the last bridge across the Rhine. In an extract from his latest book 'A Bloody Week', Dan Harvey tells the story of one of the hundreds of brave men from Ireland who gave their all to the Allied campaignThe bridge to war: Dan Harvey's new book looks at the Irish who went a bridge too far

Several days ago, the long-awaited sequel to Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale was released.Lindsay Woods: I have always consumed books at a furious pace

More From The Irish Examiner