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Thursday, September 23, 2021

Teenage girl dies following car collision in Meath

A teenage girl has died and two other people have been seriously injured following a car collision in Meath.

The collision occurred yesterday afternoon on the R154 in Pelletstown, Drumree, at approximately 4:40pm.

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The 17-year-old girl was pronounced dead at the scene and her body was removed to Our Lady’s Hospital Navan to undergo a post-mortem examination.

Following the collision, a man in his 20s was taken to Beaumont Hospital in a serious condition.

A man in his late teens was also injured following the collision and subsequently hospitalised at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown for injuries that are understood to be non-life-threatening.

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Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed the collision or is in possession of dash-cam footage of the collision to contact them.

If you have any information in relation to the incident, you are asked to contact Ashbourne Garda Station at 01 801 0600, the Garda Confidential Line at 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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