Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Gardaí in Castledermot are currently at the scene of a serious road traffic collision that occurred on the M9 between Junction 4 and Junction 5 Southbound this morning.

The accident occurred shortly after 7am on the M9 which involved three vehicles. The male driver (in his early 80s) of one car was seriously injured and was removed to St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny and is in a serious condition. The second male driver (in his 30s) was air-lifted to hospital from the scene and is also in a serious condition. The third driver, a female in her 20s, was removed to St Luke’s Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Garda forensic collision investigators are currently at scene and the road is closed between junction 4 and junction 5 southbound on the M9 and local diversions are in place.

Gardaí are appealing for any witnesses to this accident or for any road users who may have camera footage (including dash-cam) who were travelling on the M9 this morning, 20 October, to make this footage available to Gardaí. Anyone with information is asked to contact Kildare Garda Station on (045) 527730, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

Investigations into the accident are ongoing

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