FOUR people – including two garda officers – have been hospitalised following a two car collision in a city centre.
The incident happened just after 7am in Limerick city this morning.
Witnesses said one the cars involved careered over a footpath and landed in a basement of a Georgian building at the corner of Mallow Street and Catherine Street.
There were two female officers – a sergeant and garda officer - in one car. It is understood they are both based at Roxboro garda station in the city.
In the other vehicle, there was a man and woman.
All four people have been brought to the Mid-Western Regional Hospital.
However it is believed that none suffered life-threatening injuries.
The office of the Garda Ombudsman Commission has been notified of the collision and is currently investigating the incident.
The scene will remain closed until all investigations are complete and the area has been cleared.