Two people have been killed following a multi-vehicle collision in Co. Louth today. Two cars and a jeep were involved in the crash on the N33 Ardee link road.
Another person was seriously injured during the incident, which took place at 8.20am this morning.
The road remains closed this afternoon to allow for a forensic examination of the scene to take place. Local diversions are in place.
The car also struck a third vehicle and the driver of the car was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda with non life threatening injuries.
The Garda Forensic Collision investigators are currently at scene. The road is currently closed and local diversions are in place.
Gardaí in Drogheda are appealing for any witnesses or for anyone with information to come forward. They are also appealing for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the M1, or on the Ardee Link Road at Richardstown this morning, to make this footage available to Gardaí.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Drogheda Garda Station on 041 9874200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.