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enquiries ongoing Man hospitalised after car collides with bridge and plunges into water in Galway

The collision happened at around 5am.

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A man is being treated in hospital this morning after the car he was driving crashed into a bridge before plunging into the water at Turloughmore in Co Galway.

Gardaí are still at the scene of the collision at Lackagh Bridge that happened at 5am.

Power lines have been damaged as a result of the collision and the road is currently closed with local diversions in place.

“A vehicle collided with the bridge and entered the water,” Gardai said.

“The male driver of the car was taken to University Hospital Galway for treatment of what are believed to be non-serious injuries.

“Enquiries are ongoing.”

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