Update: Woman airlifted to Beaumont Hospital following Longford road crash

Alan Walsh


Alan Walsh



An air ambulance/rescue helicopter landing at Clonguish GAA Grounds, Newtownforbes last month.  Photo: Des Mooney

A woman has been airlifted to Beaumont Hospital following serious injuries she sustained in a road crash on the N55 in Longford between Edgeworthstown and Carrickboy.

The collision, involving a truck and a car, occurred at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon (Tuesday, January 3).

A Garda spokesperson said a woman, the sole occupant of the car, was airlifted to Beaumont Hospital with serious injuries and she's in a stable condition.

Gardaí from Granard, assisted by the emergency services, attended the scene of the crash.

The spokesperson added, “The road remains closed for technical examination and investigations are ongoing.”

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