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Three men and one woman injured as ambulance and car involved in Dublin crash

It is understood the woman driver of the car, who is in her seventies was cut from the wreckage of the vehicle
Emergency services attend the scene of a serious road crash on N11 in Cabinteely, south Dublin on Tuesday. Picture: Damien Storan.

Emergency services attend the scene of a serious road crash on N11 in Cabinteely, south Dublin on Tuesday. Picture: Damien Storan.

An ambulance is seen severely damaged at the scene of a serious road crash on N11 in Cabinteely, south Dublin on Tuesday. Picture: Damien Storan.

An ambulance is seen severely damaged at the scene of a serious road crash on N11 in Cabinteely, south Dublin on Tuesday. Picture: Damien Storan.

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Four people were injured when a car and an ambulance were involved in a collision on the N11 in south Dublin this evening.

It is understood the woman driver of the car, who is in her seventies was cut from the wreckage of the vehicle by emergency services using specialist cutting equipment, but that her injuries are not life-threatening.

Two men in their sixties and another man in his 20s were also injured in the incident.

All four were brought to St Vincent’s Hospital to be treated for their injuries, which are also not life-threatening.

The National Ambulance Service ambulance, which was on its way to hospital, was also badly damaged in the collision.

It is not yet clear who of the injured were in the vehicles, or whether the ambulance was transporting a patient at the time of the collision.

The injured men were treated at the scene buy emergency services, as was the woman driver who was cut from the car.

The incident at the Clonkeen Road junction happened about 4.30pm, and there are traffic delays back to Foxrock Church, with the junction closed off after the incident.

Gardaí confirmed that four people were injured in the collision.

"Gardaí attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision between a car and ambulance, that occurred on the N11 at approximately 430pm this afternoon,” the force said.

"Three men, two in their 60s and one in his 20s, and a female in her 70s, were taken to St Vincent's University Hospital to be treated for their injuries.”

The HSE said: “The HSE can confirm that an emergency ambulance vehicle on route to hospital was involved in a road traffic collision at Cabinteely today.”

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