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Monday, August 07, 2006

Traffic accident near Barrys cross – some injured

Two people have been injured, one very seriously after a road traffic accident on the Killaloe road out of Limerick.

The accident is believed to have involved a car and a motorcycle and happened near Barry’s cross. Emergency services arrived on the scene where they had to evacuate one man from a car.

A man in his twenties was taken to hospital with serious injuries. He was believed to be the driver of the motorcycle.

It's understood that the crash was a side impact cash.

The scene was cordoned off and routes around the area were closed.

20.32 Update: Emergency services are still at the scene of the crash which has seen routes around the area of Barry’s cross still closed.Two people have been removed from the scene in total so far.

22.03 Update: Roads around the accident are still closed tonight as gardai continue their investigation.Main stream media have yet to pick up on the story.

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