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Fatal Road Traffic Collision - N12 Monaghan, 11th March 2023

Issue Date: 11 March 2023

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of fatal road traffic incident that occurred on Saturday morning, 11th March 2023 on the N12 in Monaghan. 

The collision occurred near at Knockaconny on the N12 at approximately 11.15am and involved two cars. The driver and sole occupant of one of the cars, a man aged in his 50s, received fatal injuries following the collision. 

The man’s body has been removed from the scene for post-mortem. 

Two persons from the second car were taken to Drogheda and Cavan Hospitals for treatment of injuries which are not believed to be life-threatening. 

A technical examination of the scene will take place by Garda Forensic Collision Investigators. The road remains closed at this time with diversions currently in place. 

Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to come forward to them. Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or who may have video footage (including dash-cam) is asked to contact Gardaí. 

Gardaí can be contacted at Monaghan Garda Station on 047 77200, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.