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The driver of this car was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes hospital in Drogheda in a critical condtion, The Emergency services took over an hour to cut the male free from the reckage of the bmw after it was incollision with a Petrol Tanker on the N1 outside Drogheda. Ambulance service personel backed up by advance paramedics tried to keep the driver alive as fire fighter from Drogheda Fire Service cut the car from around him. The Old Main Dublin to Belfast road remains closed and will do so for the remainder of the night...Photo: Newsfile/Fran Caffrey.