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16/10/2021

Person airlifted to hospital after serious Offaly road crash

The road remains closed

Person airlifted to hospital after serious Offaly road crash

Person airlifted to hospital after serious Offaly road crash

Gardai have informed the Offaly Express that one person has been airlifted to hospital following a serious multi-vehicle crash on the M7.

Gardaí attended the collision which occurred northbound between J22 Roscrea and J23 Moneygall on the Offaly/Tipperary border shortly before 4pm this evening.

Multiple ambulance and garda vehicles, as well as an Air Corps helicopter attended the scene as traffic came to a standstill.

"One occupant of a vehicle was airlifted to hospital with non life threatening injuries," a Garda source told us. 

The road remains closed but gardaí have said they "hope to have it reopened shortly.

Diversions are in place with traffic diverting off at J22.

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