Sunday 25 September 2016

Motorist warned to take extra care as driver escapes with minor injuries

Published 03/04/2015 | 11:33

Driver in this car escaped with minor injuries following collision on N81. @GardaTraffic
Driver in this car escaped with minor injuries following collision on N81. @GardaTraffic

A motorist had a lucky escape when he suffered only minor injuries in this road crash.

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A photograph of the accident was released by gardai as they warned motorists to drive with extra care this Bank Holiday weekend.

Two cars were involved in the collision on the N81 Blessing Road at 7.20am.

One of the drivers was taken to Tallaght Hpspital with minor injuries.

"Traffic collision on N81 this morning, lucky escape for driver. Slow down ! Make it a Good Friday Bsafe," @GardaTraffic tweeted.

Figures show 39 people have been killed on Irish roads so far this year.

Read more: More than a third of all child deaths happen on the road

Elsewhere AA Roadwatch said a vehicle that was on fire on the M1 Dublin/ Belfast Rd northbound between J4 Donabate and J3 Swords has been cleared.

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