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Woman airlifted to hospital following collision with truck

Woman airlifted to hospital following collision with truck

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a collision between a car and truck in Laois this afternoon.

The incident happened at around 4:30pm just outside of Portlaoise, on the Old Dublin Road (R445).

The woman's injuries are reported to be life-threatening.

She was one of three people in the car.

The other two occupants of the car received non-life-threatening injuries.

All three male occupants of the lorry didn't require medical treatment.

The road is closed at present for technical examination.