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Crash horror Pedestrian seriously injured after car 'goes out of control' in Sligo

The incident occurred around 4.30pm on Old Market Street/Grattan Street in the town

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Sligo Garda Station

Sligo Garda Station

Sligo Garda Station

Emergency services are dealing with a serious car crash in Sligo where a vehicle apparently went out of control and ended up inside a vacant shop.

At least one pedestrian was seriously injured in the shocking crash.

The incident occurred around 4.30pm on Old Market Street/Grattan Street in the town and all surrounding streets have been cordoned off by gardaí who are still at the scene along with ambulance and fire crews.

Eyewitnesses say they saw a car travelling down Old Market Street and apparently go out of control, mount the footpath on Grattan Street before crashing through the front window of a premises.

Two pedestrians were struck, one of them seriously hurt in the incident.

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