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Man injured as stolen ambulance collides with a bus

Gardaí were in pursuit of the ambulance at the time and GSOC is investigating.

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INVESTIGATIONS ARE UNDERWAY in Drogheda after a stolen ambulance hit a bus in the town.

Gardaí were in pursuit of the ambulance at the time, so the incident has been referred to GSOC.

It is believed that the man driving the ambulance, which had been stolen from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, at the time was injured and taken by ambulance to the same hospital.

There were no passengers on the bus at the time and the driver received bruising.

Gardaí in Drogheda are appealing for witnesses to the lunchtime crash.

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