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Two men in critical condition following crash in Co Limerick

Four people were hospitalised following the collision.

The road is closed to facilitate a technical examination. File photo.
The road is closed to facilitate a technical examination. File photo.
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TWO MEN IN their early twenties are in critical condition in hospital following a two-car collision in Co Limerick last night.

The serious crash took place on the N21 at Kilconlea, Abbeyfeale, near the Limerick-Kerry border, at 11:30pm.

The two men were rushed to University Hospital Kerry where their condition has been described as critical. One of the men was subsequently moved to Cork University Hospital.

A female in her 20s was taken to University Hospital Kerry where her condition is being described as stable. A fourth person, a male teenager, was taken to University Hospital Limerick, his condition is also understood to be stable.

The road is currently closed to allow for a technical examination by Garda Forensic Collision Investigations and local diversions are in place.

“Investigating Gardaí are appealing to anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward,” a garda spokesperson said.

They are also appealing to anyone with video footage (including dash cam) from the location to make it available to them.

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Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Newcastle West Garda station on 069 206 50, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda station.

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