Gardai are this morning continuing investigations into a fatal road traffic collision on the N2 south of Ardee at approximately 6.30pm yesterday evening.
Two female pedestrians in their 60’s were fatally injured when they were struck by a car.
They were pronounced dead at the scene and their bodies removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
The driver of the car was uninjured.
A road closure is still in place following last night's collision and it is not expected to open before 2pm today. Diversions are in place.
Gardai wish to appeal for witnesses to contact Ardee Garda Station on 041-6871130, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.