Man
injured
in quad bike
accident

A man is recovering this week after a quad bike and a car collided on a rural stretch of road in Newtowncashel on Monday afternoon.

A man is recovering this week after a quad bike and a car collided on a rural stretch of road in Newtowncashel on Monday afternoon.

It’s not known what may have caused the accident which occurred at around midday in the Elfeet area of the south Longford village as gardai continue with their investigations.

The injured man however, who is local, sustained head and back injuries. He was later transferred to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar where his injuries yesterday (Tuesday) were described as being non-life threatening.