Cyclist injured in road accident on Abbeyleix- Portlaoise road

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BREAKING: Collision on Abbeyleix- Portlaoise road

A cyclist was hospitalised on Wednesday evening following a collision near Abbeyleix.

Emergency services were called to the scene at about 5pm on Thursday, May 17.

Gardai set up stop/go system on the Abbeyleix-Portlaoise road (N77) about 3km outside Abbeyleix to allow paramedics and fire services deal the incident.

The collision involved a cyclist and a car just outside Abbeyleix. Abbeyleix and Portlaoise fire crews attended.

A cyclist sustained injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.