Monaghan crash: Two arrested in connection with collision that claimed lives of two teenagers

Two men have been arrested by gardaí in connection with a fatal road traffic collision in Monaghan which tragically claimed the lives of two young girls on the way to their debs.

Largy College student Kiea McCann, 17, sadly lost her life alongside her friend Dlava Mohamed, 16, in a collision at Legnakelly outside of Clones, Co Monaghan on Monday, July 31.

On Friday morning, two men aged in their 60s and 40s were arrested and are currently detained under Section 4 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 at a Garda Station in County Monaghan, the Irish Mirror reports.

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A spokesperson for gardaí said investigations are ongoing and further updates will follow.

The horror two-vehicle collision happened about two kilometres outside Clones at around 6:45pm on the N54 road, which runs from Clones to Smithsboro.

Massive crowds of mourners, including their heartbroken classmates, attended their funerals in August.

Kiea’s funeral Mass took place at the Sacred Heart Chapel in Clones while Dlava’s funeral took place in Clonskeagh Mosque in Dublin before she was buried in Newcastle Muslim Cemetery.

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