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Man knifed after road collision

GARDAI are investigating a vicious stabbing in Tallaght early this morning.

A local man aged 23 was being treated in hospital after being slashed in the face and chest outside a house in Swiftbrook Close at around 6am.

Gardai said that the stabbing incident followed a collision between a car and a van on the road outside a property in the estate. It is understood that the stabbing victim has non-life-threatening injuries.

The incident may have been witnessed by a number of people and gardai are currently in the process of getting statements.