Woman (50s) airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries following collision with truck
A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a collision between a car and truck in Laois this afternoon.
The incident happened at around 4:30pm just outside of Portlaoise, on the Old Dublin Road (R445).
LAOIS: Portlaoise/ Portarlington Rd (R445) closed until further notice at Heath Golf Club due to a collision. Diversions in place. theAA.ie— AA Roadwatch (@aaroadwatch) October 18, 2016
The woman's injuries are reported to be life-threatening.
She was one of three people in the car.
The other two occupants of the car received non-life-threatening injuries.
All three male occupants of the lorry didn't require medical treatment.
The road is closed at present for technical examination.