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Man (40s) seriously injured after van hits ditch near Limerick/Clare border

An ambulance and three fire service units attended the scene

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David Raleigh

Gardaí have closed a road close to the Limerick-Clare border following a serious road crash this morning in which a man was seriously injured.

The single-vehicle collision occurred just before 10am, between the Old Cratloe Road and Carrig Hill near Meelick.

It’s understood the injured man, in his 40s, was driving a van which left the road and collided with a ditch.

Three units from Limerick City and County Fire Service were alerted to the scene at 9.58am and returned to their base in Limerick city at 12.15pm this afternoon.

A unit from the national ambulance service also attended the scene.

A spokesman at the Garda Press Office said it was not aware of the incident.

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