Following a collision between a Northern Ireland car and a truck, three young men died.
Three young men were among the victims in Monday’s crash at Garvaghy road, County Tyrone. At the scene, the victim was killed.
A fourth man, who was also in his 20s, is being treated for serious injuries in hospital.
Drivers should consider alternative routes.
Michelle O’Neill was Deputy First Secretary. She tweeted, “Heartbreaking News this Morning: Three young men died in a road accident in Garvaghy.”
“My thoughts, prayers and best wishes are for their loved ones.
Pictured: The scene where three men have died following a two-vehicle crash in Co Tyrone
At the Omagh Road area in Garvaghy (Co Tyrone), the accident took place on Monday morning. Three young men also died at the scene.
Another man in his 20s is currently being treated in hospital for severe injuries.
Daniel McCrossan, a local SDLP MLA called it “heartbreaking news”.
“My thoughts are with those whose loved ones have lost their lives in tragic circumstances.
Stephen Donnelly was a local Alliance Party Councillor and said that the incident was ‘devastating.
“Three young lifes were lost, and another was severely injured.” We will all be thinking of the families affected.
According to a spokesperson for the Police Service of Northern Ireland, “Inquires continue and anyone present at the scene and possibly witnessing the incident or possessing dashcam footage of the event or other relevant information should call 101 and quote reference number 24027/12/21.”
Orfhlaith Begley, West Tyrone MP said that he wanted to express his deepest sympathies to the loved ones of the three young men who were killed and one more seriously hurt.
“The tragedy is so large that it has shocked the whole community. But everyone will come together to help those who are affected during these difficult days.
“I would like to express my gratitude to all the personnel who responded to an emergency on-scene.