10 February 2017 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

The latest fatality on the N2 main Dublin to Derry road outside Monaghan town on Tuesday was compounded by a delay in obtaining an ambulance to bring two seriously injured people to hospital. The incident occurred between Monaghan and Emyvale at 12.20pm at Tirnaneill Cross. Three cars were involved.

The driver of the first car who was in his 30s was fatally injured.

Gardaí say the two female occupants of the second vehicle were seriously injured and were taken to Cavan General Hospital. The male occupant of the third vehicle was unharmed.

The road was closed and traffic diversions were put in place until early on Wednesday morning. Gardaí have appealed for anyone with any information to contact them at Monaghan Garda Station (047) 77200, the Garda confidential line on 1800 666111 or any Garda station.

Monaghan Senator Robbie Gallagher expressed his sadness at the latest death on the county’s roads. He extended sympathy to the family of the man who died and said he hoped the injured would make a full recovery.

He told The Northern Standard he had received …

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