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Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

The incident happened near Newtownforbes on the N4 just after 3pm.

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A MAN IN his 20s has been removed to hospital in Dublin following a serious road collision in Co Longford.

The crash happened on the N4 Sligo road at Lamagh, near Newtownforbes, in the Leinster county just after 3pm this afternoon.

The man was subsequently taken to Tallaght Hospital in Dublin from the scene of the incident. He remains in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.

The road is currently closed between Longford town and Newtownforbes with local diversions in place while a forensic collision investigation takes place. Investigations are continuing.

A number of other road collisions have happened this afternoon, the mot serious of which  is on the Swords Road in Malahide in Co Dublin, at the junction of Chamley Gardens.

The road remains closed and local diversions are in place.

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