Five teenage girls rushed to hospital after crash in Kilkenny
The incident happened last night.
Five teenage girls have been rushed to hospital after a serious crash left them injured in Kilkenny on Thursday night.
The incident happened shortly after 9 pm on the main Kilkenny to Tullaroan road and involved only one vehicle which all five girls were travelling in.
Their injuries are said to range from non-life threatening to serious with all being treated in St Luke's Hospital and University Hospital Waterford.
Gardaí continue to stay at the scene this morning as the road is still closed off.
A garda spokesperson said: "Gardaí and emergency services are currently attending the scene of a single vehicle road traffic collision that occurred on the main Kilkenny to Tullaroan Road, Co. Kilkenny, shortly before 9.30 pm on Thursday 11th August 2022.
"The five occupants of the vehicle, females in their late teens, have been taken to St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny and University Hospital Waterford to be treated for injuries ranging from non-life threatening to serious.
"The road is currently closed for forensic collision investigators. Local Diversions are in place.
"Enquiries are ongoing."