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Young woman in serious condition following crash outside Portlaoise

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Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after all the damage to cars
The road at Clonkeen outside Portlaoise was closed following the serious collision

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.

More to follow

SEE ALSO – Road closed after serious collision at Clonkeen