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Gardaí investigating if car in four-vehicle crash on Dublin's south quays involved in two other collisions

One garda car was involved in the incident which occurred at 2.10pm on Wellington Quay.

BREAKINGNEWS 360_90543294 Members of the Emergency Response Unit were in attendance on the Quays following the crash Source: Sam Boal via RollingNews.ie

Updated at 10.40pm

GARDAÍ ARE INVESTIGATING whether a car involved in a four-car collision on the south quays in Dublin this afternoon was involved in two other collisions earlier today.

The collision occurred at 2.10pm on Wellington Quay.

Four cars were involved in the collision, including one official garda car.

Three people have been taken to hospital. The extent of their injuries is not yet known.

A garda spokesperson told TheJournal.ie that it is believed that one of the cars involved in the incident may have been involved in two other minor collisions at St Stephen’s Green and Tara Street.

The south quays were closed off between Burgh Quay and Wood Quay as a result of the incident for most of the afternoon. However, the road has since been reopened.

The College Green traffic ban had been temporarily lifted for outbound traffic as gardaí are implemented diversions.

BREAKINGNEWS 342_90543299 The incident happened at the Wellington Street and Parliament Street junction shortly after 2pm this afternoon Source: Sam Boal via RollingNews.ie

Road users were urged to avoid the area if possible.

AA Roadwatch reported that traffic was busier than usual along Dame Street, and from James’ Street through to Mount Brown this evening.

Gardaí in Pearse Street have launched an investigation into the incident.

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