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Three people killed in Co Carlow road crash

The accident happened on the N80 road at Leagh at about 11.30pm on Wednesday.

Three people have been killed in a road crash near Leagh in Co Carlow
Road closed sign Three people have been killed in a road crash near Leagh in Co Carlow (Niall Carson/PA)

Three people have been killed in a road crash in Co Carlow.

The single-vehicle smash happened at about 11.30pm on Wednesday on the N80 at Leagh on the Wexford Road.

Three people travelling in the car, the driver and two passengers, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Another passenger, a man in his 20s, was taken to St Luke’s General Hospital in Kilkenny with serious but not life-threatening injuries.



The N80 at Leagh has been closed and gardai say it will remain closed for a number of hours as Garda Forensic Collision Investigators examine the scene.

Gardai are appealing for any witnesses to the collision to contact them, including any drivers who have dashcam footage.

Gardai are appealing to drivers who were travelling on the N80 between 11.15pm and midnight who have footage to contact them.