Woman airlifted to hospital after lorry hits pedestrians in Dundalk

Update - 11.07am: Gardaí have confirmed that two people have been seriously injured after being hit by a lorry in County Louth.

Earlier: Two people have been seriously injured following a crash in County Louth.

Radio station LMFM reported that a trailer being towed by a 4x4 became detached and struck two pedestrians on the Avenue Road in Dundalk at 8.45am this morning.

It is understood a woman has been airlifted to St. James' Hospital in Dublin, while a man has been taken by ambulance to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

The Avenue Road is currently closed between St. Alphonsus Road and the Greenacres Shopping Centre.

The scene of the accident this morning.

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