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Two Bus Crashes In Dublin Sees Seven People Hospitalised

By Darragh Berry

April 5, 2018 at 11:05am


The Irish Independent is reporting that seven people have been hospitalised following a two collisions involving four buses on Thursday morning. 

Dublin Bus confirmed to the publication that shortly after 9am a Route 39 and a Route 70 bus were involved in an incident on Ormond Quay.

Six people were brought to hospital where their injuries have been described as minor, they are currently getting treatment. 

In a second incident, a bus driver was hospitalised after an Airlink and a private coach collided around 9:45am. 

A source told the publication that there was very few passengers on the Airlink 747 that was headed to the airport 

"Just as they were leaving the depot, the driver collapsed behind the wheel and the vehicle rolled a bit and crashed into a coach," the source said. 

An investigation has been launched into both crashes and Dublin Bus told the publication that they are co-operating fully with An Garda Siochana on the matter. 

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