Belfast Telegraph

Two left dead after two car crashes

Two motorists have been killed in separate car crashes.

A 40-year-old man died and his front-seat passenger was seriously injured when his car hit trees and a wall just outside the village of Belclare, Tuam, Co Galway, at about 11.30pm on Friday.

The 46-year-old passenger was taken to University College Hospital Galway, where he remains.

Earlier, a woman died when her car collided with an articulated truck in Shambough, New Ross, Co Wexford, just before 6.30pm.

The 35-year-old was seriously injured and taken to Waterford Regional Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses of both collisions to come forward.

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