Three dead after car enters water just outside the city

Menlo Pier (Photo from Google Maps)

Updated (12/02/2022) A third man has passed away following the incident having been in a critical condition.

Two men have died, and one man is in critical condition after a car entered the water in the early hours of the morning.

Gardai have said the the car entered the water at Menlo Pier at 2:40am.

Three men were taken from the water and were brought to University Hospital Galway where two of them have passed away.

The third man is said to be in a critical condition.

The scene at Menlo Pier is currently preserved for technical examination and the services of Forensic Collision Investigators have been requested.

Gardaí are appealing to anyone who has information that can assist with this investigation to contact Gaillimh Garda Station on 091 538000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any garda station.

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