UPDATE: Emergency services attend three car crash in Portlaoise

By Michelle Hogan, Lynda Kiernan, Conor Ganly

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By Michelle Hogan, Lynda Kiernan, Conor Ganly

UPDATE: Emergency services at scene of three car crash in Portlaoise

UPDATE: Emergency services at scene of three car crash in Portlaoise

Emergency services attended the scene of a three car crash in Portlaoise on Tuesday afternoon between 3:30pm and 4:30pm.

Gardai in Portlaoise confirmed that there was a crash at the railway bridge on the Mountmellick Road in Portlaoise. The road was down to one lane at the railway bridge as emergency services dealt with the crash.

Three cars were involved in the collision, all cars were driving in the direction of Mountmellick. Two drivers, one male and one female, were hospitalised as precaution but are not seriously injured. 

Traffic leaving the town was diverted via the old Mountrath Road. The road effected was part of the N80. The road was closed for a time but reopened around 4:30pm.

Gardai, ambulance and fire service attended the crash.

#LAOIS Collision on the Mountmellick Rd (N80) in Portlaoise. More here: https://t.co/PSzIBsvOzE

— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) June 12, 2018

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