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Two gardaí injured in Limerick after horse tramples car

One of the gardaí suffered a broken arm, the GRA said.

THE GARDA REPRESENTATIVE Association (GRA) has wished a speedy recovery for two gardaí, after they suffered injuries when their patrol car was trampled by a horse.

One of them remains in hospital with a broken arm and head wounds, the GRA said.

In a statement, the garda spokesperson confirmed that the incident occurred in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The spokesperson said: “At approximately 4.30am, on Tuesday 28 August 2018, gardaí were attending an incident on the N18 between Limerick Tunnel and Roxboro Road junction, when an official vehicle was struck by a runaway horse which was killed instantly.

The two gardaí who were traveling in the car were taken to University Hospital Limerick with minor injuries. 

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The gardaí are from Roxboro Road Station in Limerick.

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