Motorist airlifted to hospital after five vehicle crash outside Granard

Aisling Kiernan

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Aisling Kiernan

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aisling.kiernan@longfordleader.ie

Gardaí in Granard have confirmed that an accident involving five vehicles on the Cavan Road outside the town took place this afternoon.

One person has been airlifted to hospital while a number of others have sustained non-life threatening injuries.  

The N55 is currently closed at the Cavan/Longford county bounds, just north of Granard, as emergency services deal with the collision.

Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes.

The road will remain closed as a forensic examination gets underway.

A garda investigation has also been launched.  

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