Woman brought to hospital following road accident in Offaly

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Gardai attend accident on M7 at Tipperary  / Limerick border

Gardai are attending a crash on the M7 near the Tipperary / Limerick border

A woman has been brought to hospital following a road accident in Offaly this afternoon. 

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a road traffic collision involving a truck and a car which occurred at approximately 1:30pm at Ballindown on the N52 near Birr. 

A female occupant of the car was taken to Ballinasloe Hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

No other injuries were reported.  The road was partially blocked by the truck following the accident but a stop go operation was put in place by gardai and the fire service. 

The road is now open.