A 19-year-old woman is in a serious condition in hospital after a road crash in Portlaoise last night.
Diversions remain in place this morning on the Portlaoise to Mountrath R445 road while gardai carry out a forensic examintion.
The Irish Independent are reporting that the woman was a passenger in one car that crashed with another at Clonkeen just after 10pm.
The drivers of both cars, a 19-year-old man and a woman in her 60s, were taken to Tullamore hospital following the collision.
The seriously injured woman was taken to Tallaght hospital in Dublin.
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