25 Sept 2022

People taken to hospitals after bus and lorry crash in Midlands

Crash near Mountmellick in Laois causes traffic diversions

A number of people have been taken to hospitals across the midlands following a collision between an articulated lorry and a bus.

The accident happened on the Ballinagar to Daingean road in Offaly at 2.50pm on Thursday afternoon August 4.

It’s understood there were 14 passengers on the bus at the time of the accident.

Injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Gardai are at the scene and the road will remain closed for a number of hours.

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