Witness Appeal for Collision on N2

Gardaí in Ardee are appealing for witnesses in relation to a serious injury road traffic collision that occurred on the N2, Edmonstown, Louth on Saturday evening 11th September, 2021 at approximately 8.20p.m.   A two vehicle collision occurred on the N2 between a motorcylce and a car. The male motorcyclist (22 years) was removed from the scene to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in a serious condition.  His condition is critical at this time.  The male car driver, late 30s and his passenger, male mid 60s, were treated at the scene by paramedics.  An examination of the scene was conducted by Garda forensic collision investigators and the road has now reopened.   Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this collision to come forward. Any road users who were travelling on the N2 in the townland of Edmonstown, Louth on Saturday evening 11th September, 2021 between 8p.m. and 8.30p.m. and who may have camera footage (including dash cam) is asked to make it available to Gardaí.  Anyone with any information is asked to contact Ardee Garda Station on (041) 6853222 , the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.   

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