Friday 28 April 2017

Two-month-old baby and several children brought to hospital after rush hour traffic incident

* Night of chaos on Dublin roads
* Two-month-old baby and several children after incident on Sandwith Street
* Five car road traffic collision on the M1
* Another collision on N4

Cian Murray

Several people, including a two-month-old baby, were brought to hospital after an incident on Dublin's Sandwith Street this evening.

According to Dublin Fire Brigade, several children, including a two-month-old baby, a five-year-old and a six-year-old, were brought to hospital with minor injuries.

A spokesperson for Dublin Fire Brigade said: "The incident involved a bus on Sandwith Street this evening. It has now been cleared and several people have been brought to hospital with minor injuries."

Fire engines, units from the gardaí and several ambulances were at the scene.

The area is now cleared.

This was part of a busy evening for the Dublin Fire Brigade, with a five car road traffic collision on the M1 and another collision on the N4.

Two casualties were brought to hospital after the collision in M1. That collision has now been cleared.

There was also a river rescue on the Liffey, with the Fire Brigade's boat division deployed. They also dealt with a car fire in Lucan.

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