Gardai in Claremorris are again appealing this morning for witnesses to a road collision on the N17, near Ballindine on Friday evening last.

Seven people were taken to hospital after the two car collision occurred at about 5.45pm.

A local woman was driving from Ballindine to Claremorris  and had her two year old daughter in the car, a second car carrying five people, all foreign nationals, was travelling in the direction of Ballindine when the vehicles collided head –on.

All seven people were taken from the scene to the hospital,

The mother and daughter sustained what have been described as serious injuries, while the driver of the second car and a passenger  suffered broken bones. The occupants of the second car were all students in their 20s.

Gardai in Claremorris are keen to speak to anyone who travelled on the N17, between 5.30 and 6pm on Friday evening last, or anyone who may have witnessed the collision. Claremorris gardai can be contacted at 094 9372080


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