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09 Aug 2022

Six people hospitalised after horrific Offaly crash

Six people hospitalised after horrific Offaly crash

Six people hospitalised after horrific Offaly crash

Six people were transferred to Midland Regional Hospital on Wednesday following a serious crash at Gurteen Bridge, Killeigh, Co Offaly. 

Gardaí attended the scene of the horrific accident involving a car and a jeep at approximately 3:20pm on Wednesday afternoon, December 16.

Four men in their 20s, the driver and passengers of one vehicle, were taken to Tullamore Hospital with what gardaí described to the Offaly Express as "serious injuries."

The occupants of the second vehicle, a young man and woman in their late teens, were also taken to Tullamore Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

A technical examination is taking place today. The road remains closed with local diversions in place, gardaí said on Thursday morning.

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