A third person has died following yesterday's (27th December 2010) crash on the N2, near Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan.
The 39 year old woman passed away in the early hours of this morning. The woman was an occupant of one of three cars involved in collision at about 6.30 p.m., a male occupant of this car remains in hospital.
Two passengers in another car, both 27 year old men, were killed in the collision, the driver and an other passenger remain in hospital. The occupants of a third car were treated for minor injuries.
The collision is under investigation and road at the scene of the remains closed.
Garda Press Office.