Two killed in Rathmullan road accident

Two killed in Rathmullan road accident
Two people have been killed following a road traffic accident close to Rathmullan in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Two people have been killed following a road traffic accident close to Rathmullan in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Gardaí say they are investigating a fatal road traffic collision on the Rathmullan to Portsalon road. The single vehicle crash happened at Kinnegar Bridge when a car struck a tree and a wall.

Two males were fatally injured and two other males seriously injured in the crash which occurred at about 3.10am. All are thought to be in their late teens or early 20s.

The deceased were pronounced dead at the scene and the injured were airlifted to Altnagelvin Hospital.

The road at the scene is closed for forensic collision investigation and diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was on the Rathmullan to Portsalon Road between 2.30 and 3.30 am to contact them at Milford Garda Station on 074 9153048.

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