Six people injured in two-car crash in Kildare

Six people injured in two-car crash in Kildare

Gardaí as well as the Garda Ombudsman are investigating a two-car crash in Co Kildare this afternoon.

Six people, including two children, were injured in the two-car crash in at Ballagh on the Portarlington to Monasterevin Road, which happened shortly after 12am.

Three occupants of one car injured, all males in their teens or early 20s, were taken to hospital for treatment on their injuries.

Two were taken to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin, with serious injuries, one of these men has since been transferred to Beaumont Hospital.

The occupants of the second car, a man and two children, a 2-year-old boy and 7-year-old girl, were all taken to Tullamore Hospital.

Press Officer with the Garda Ombudsman Lorna Lee, says it's thought that one of the cars involved in the collision had previously come to the attention of a Garda patrol car earlier this morning.

Gardaí are appealing for witness to the incident to contact them at Kildare Garda Station.


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