Belfast Telegraph

One dead, five hurt in ditch crash

A motorist was killed and five other people were injured when a car crashed into a ditch.

Gardai have appealed for witnesses to the incident on the Dunshaughlin to Dunboyne road (R147) in Co Meath, which happened at 12.30am.

A 21-year-old man died and three men and two women who were also in the car were injured.

Gardai said their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Morning rush-hour drivers have been warned that the road is currently closed for a forensic examination and diversions are in place.

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