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Nine people taken to hospital after collision between Luas and bus

A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene.
Mar 16th 2019, 9:09 AM 65,508 116

Updated Mar 16th 2019, 10:12 AM

IMG-20190316-WA0000 Source: Provided to TheJournal.ie

NINE PEOPLE HAVE been taken to hospital to be treated for injuries following a collision between a Luas tram and a bus in Dublin.

The incident happened at around 7am at Queen St in Smithfield. A number of diversions are in place and emergency services are at the scene. 

Nine people were taken to hospital by the Dublin Fire Brigade and National Ambulance Service. None of their injuries are life-threatening. 

IMG-20190316-WA0002 Source: Provided to TheJournal.ie

Red Line services are operating from Tallaght/Saggart to Heuston. There is no service between the Museum stop and Connolly/The Point.

Earlier, no services were operating from Blackhorse to Connolly/The Point.

A spokesperson said Luas tickets are valid on Dublin Bus services that operate close to the Luas Red Line. They apologised for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

All Green Line services are operating normally.

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