Three men have died in a collision between a car and lorry on the N7 dual carriageway in Co Dublin.
Gardaí say the crash happened at about 11.40pm on Wednesday between Citywest and Baldonnell.
The car was driving in the wrong direction on the inbound carriageway when it hit the lorry.
The three occupants of the car were killed.
The driver of the lorry was taken to University Hospital Tallaght for treatment for injuries that are said to be serious but not life-threatening.
The AA said the N7 inbound was closed between J4 Rathcoole and J3 Citywest following the collision.
The two vehicles have been removed from the scene by gardaí.
Gardaí said they had interacted with the car before the crash and the incident has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. Gardaí said they were not pursuing the car when it crashed.

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