Man held after fatal accident released without charge

A man arrested after a road accident in which two people were killed and three injured in Co Donegal has been released without charge.

The vehicle they were travelling in hit a wall at Eastend, Bundoran, in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Gardai said the man and woman who died, aged in their 20s, were passengers in the car.

Gardai at the scene of the accident
Three other people were hurt in the incident (Niall Carson/PA)

A woman and two men, also in their 20s, suffered serious injuries and are being treated in hospital in Sligo.

Pictures showed a blue car with severe damage to the front and back close to the base of a pole.

Garda forensic collision investigation officers attended the scene and the road was closed to traffic.

Emergency services at the scene
The two people who died were passengers (Niall Carson/PA)

The Peugeot car appeared to have hit a yellow brick perimeter wall and partially demolished it.

The engine and a rear axle had dislodged and were lying in the street.

The vehicle came to rest a short distance away up the road.

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