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Several people treated for minor injuries after road crash at Dublin Airport

It is understood the incident was caused by a medical emergency.

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GARDAÍ ARE AT the scene of a crash at Dublin Airport.

The incident happened at 7.20pm this evening. A truck struck a number of cars on the Terminal 1 departures road and on the road leading out of the airport.

A number of people received non-life threatening injuries in the incident.

It is understood the incident was caused by a medical emergency and no arrests have been made.

The truck came to a stop at the Circle K garage on the airport’s exit road.

Gardaí are advising motorists to avoid the Dublin Airport complex where possible due to road closures while a technical examination of the scene is carried out.

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Aircoach services are delayed.

In a statement, Dublin Airport Authority (Daa) said:

Dublin Airport Fire and Police, Dublin Fire Brigade and Emergency Service personnel are in attendance with a number of minor injuries reported none of which are life threatening. Some of those injured have been brought to hospital.
The departures road and the main exit road are currently closed but are expected to reopen once the Garda forensic team conclude their work presently. Diversions are in place and those travelling to Dublin Airport are advised to allow extra time for journeys this evening.

More details as we get them.

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