Two women seriously injured in Longford road crash

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Two Women Seriously Injured In Longford Road Crash Two Women Seriously Injured In Longford Road Crash
The crash occurred on the R198 at Cahanagh in Co Longford. Photo: PA Archive/PA Images
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Gardaí are appealing for information following a collision in Co Longford on Thursday in which two women were seriously injured.

The three-vehicle crash took place shortly before 3pm on the R198 at Cahanagh, Drumlish Road.

A woman in her late 50s, who was driving one of the vehicles, was taken to Tullamore Hospital by ambulance in a serious condition.

A second woman, aged in her early 50s, who was driving one of the other vehicles was airlifted to Tallaght Hospital. Her condition was also described as serious.

The third driver, a woman in her early 30s, and two female passengers from the same car received medical attention at the scene.

The road was closed to allow for a forensic examination to be carried out, but has since been reopened.

Investigations into the incident are ongoing.

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Gardaí are appealing for anyone who witnessed the crash, or was driving in the vicinity between 2.30pm-3pm, to contact Longford Garda station at 043-335 0570, the Garda confidential line on 1800-666 111, or any Garda station.

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