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Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Car and truck collide head-on in the county

A woman is recovering in Limerick Regional Hospital tonight after the car in which she was travelling collided with a truck in the village of Fedamore.

The accident occurred around 7.30pm this evening when the woman’s car crashed head on into an oncoming truck outside a pub in the village and burst into flames. The woman did however manage to escape the burning wreckage.

The Fire service did quickly arrive on scene where the fire was extinguished and ambulance personnel brought her to hospital. The driver of the lorry was only slightly injured.

The woman who is in her 30’s is thought to be from Limerick city.

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