BREAKING: Edenderry road closed following serious accident

Emergency services responded

Justin Kelly


Justin Kelly


Edenderry road closed following serious accident

Edenderry road closed following serious accident

Diversions are in place this afternoon after a single-vehicle collision on the Edenderry road to Rathangan.

A car is believed to have collided with the tunnel on the outskirts of the town at the end of Fr Paul Murphy street at lunchtime on Wednesday. 

Gardaí and ambulance personnel were witnessed on the scene.

The driver of the car is said to have been tended to by paramedics at the scene and the Offaly Express understands he is being transferred to hospital. 

It is unknown the extent of those injuries, although they are not thought to be life threatening. 

A diversion is now in place locally with traffic being redirected by Drumcooley while emergency services survey the scene.

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