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25/07/2021

One person taken to hospital after Limerick city crash

One person taken to hospital in Limerick city crash

Crash occurred at junction of Shannon Street and O'Connell Street

EMERGENCY services responded to a double-vehicle car crash in Limerick city centre in the early hours of Sunday morning. 

The incident occurred at the junction of Shannon Street and O’Connell Street at around 4.30am. 

After being alerted to the incident at 4.32am, Limerick Fire Service dispatched three units to the scene.

Gardaí and ambulance were also in attendance at the scene. 

Though it is not known how many people were involved in the incident, one person was taken to University Hospital Limerick with “minor injuries”. It is understood that a taxi and another car were involved in the early morning crash. 

A traffic light was also badly damaged in the crash.  

Limerick Fire Service did not return to the Mulgrave Street base until 5.40am, as a clean-up of debris required. 

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