Gardaí investigating early morning collision

Gardaí in Letterkenny are investigating a collision which occurred on the Donegal to Ballybofey Road in the early hours of this morning.

The collision, between two cars occurred at approximately 3.45am at Meencargagh, Ballybofey locally known as McGrorys Brea, which is one mile outside Ballybofey town. One of the cars involved was a Garda car the second was a black Fiat Punto car. Officers from the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission attended the scene.

The drivers of both cars were taken to Donegal University Hospital, their injuries are described as non life -threatening.


The road is currently closed to facilitate a forensic collision examination and local diversions are in place. The road is expected to re-open around lunchtime.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses in particular anyone who may have been on the Ballybofey to Donegal Road between 3.15am and 3.45am to contact Letterkenny Garda station on 074 9167100, the Garda Confidential line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.


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