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Man (80s) Seriously Injured Following Road Crash In Offaly

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Gardaí are appealing to anyone with information to come forward

Gardaí at Tullamore are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in County Offaly on Monday 23rd January, 2023.

Shortly after 3pm, Gardaí and Emergency Services were alerted to a collision involving a car and a minibus on the N80 between Tullamore and Derryclure.

The driver of the car, a man in his 80s, was taken from the scene by Ambulance to Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore. His condition is understood to be serious.

The occupants of the minibus did not require hospital treatment.

A technical examination of the scene has been completed and the road has since reopened to traffic.

Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who may have witnessed this incident to come forward.

They are also appealing to those with camera footage (including motorists with dash cam) from the N80 between Tullamore and Derryclure at the time of the collision, to make it available to them.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Tullamore Garda Station on 057 - 9327600, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda station.


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