PICS: Emergency services rescue people after two cars enter Liffey
A number of people were rescued this morning after a two cars entered the River Liffey.
Emergency services were called to a scene in Celbridge, Co Kildare early today.
Locals reported hearing sirens and a helicopter in the area as the rescue unfolded.
Senior sources said that gardai were pursuing a number of vehicles before the cars entered the water in Celbridge.
It is believed that officers from Dublin were following up on reports of a burglary.
Dramatic pictures were posted online by the Tallaght ambulance service who wrote: "Busy night with two cars in River Liffey @ Celbridge (no serious injuries) Tallaght, Naas & Dunshaughlin @ scene."
Busy night with two cars in River Liffey @ Celbridge (no serious injuries)Tallaght, Nass & Dunshaughlin @ scene pic.twitter.com/quXSXz6yXJ— Tallaght Ambulance (@TallaghtAmbo) April 13, 2016