Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

Nine people killed on Irish roads since Friday

Nine people have been killed in road crashes on both sides of the border since Friday evening.

The latest victim was a 17 year old man who died following a crash near Draperstown, Co. Derry.

This death comes amid a weekend of carnage on Irish roads - yesterday evening a 24 year old man was killed in a crash in Co. Donegal.

The two car collision happened near Inver - the man was pronounced dead at the scene, and a second man suffered serious injuries.

And, a 21-year-old woman was killed when the car she was travelling in crashed into a tree at Newcastle road in Limerick yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the vehicle was injured and is being treated at Limerick Regional Hospital.