N4 re-opens after Edgeworthstown crash

Aisling Kiernan

Reporter:

Aisling Kiernan

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The wreckage from the scene of an accident close to the railway station in Edgeworthstown has been cleared.

The wreckage from the scene of an accident close to the railway station in Edgeworthstown has been cleared.

The accident which involved a lorry and a van occurred at approximately noon today, after the lorry jack knifed and collided with a second vehicle.

The N4 was closed for a period of time with motorists being asked to avail of alternative routes, however, it has now re-opened to traffic in both directions. Two men have been taken to the Midlands Regional Hospital in Mullingar as a result of the incident, however their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The driver of the lorry was uninjured.