Five injured in rush-hour road crash
Five people have sustained injuries in a crash just outside Tullamore today, Tuesday, June 11.
The two-car crash happened on the Tullamore to Portarlington road just before 4pm close to the Ballina crossroads and the turn for Edenderry.
Emergency services attended the scene and the road was closed between Tullamore and Geashill.
The five people injured are all said to be in a 'stable' condition.
One woman was taken to Tullamore Hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries while two children were taken to Crumlin Hospital in Dublin.
Their injuries are also described as non-life-threatening.
The other two people injured were treated at the scene by paramedics.
The road remains closed this evening.