Road closed in Rathangan after traffic accident

Emergency services at the scene

Niamh O Donoghue

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The scene captured by Rathangan Community Alert Body

The scene captured by Rathangan Community Alert Body

The Newtown road out of Rathangan is closed after a traffic accident occurred just an hour ago.

Emergency services are at the scene outside Ryans pharmacy including the gardai, ambulance and fire service.

UPDATE: The road was reopened at 10pm. It's understood the accident occurred when two vehicles collided at New Street at around 8.10pm. The van flipped over. One of the occupants was taken to Naas hospital as a precaution. The road was closed to allow the emergency services to attend the scene and the gardai to clear the road. 

This image was captured by Thelma Hurst

WATCH: This video of the scene was captured by Rathangan Community Alert Body

Posted by Rathangan Community Alert RCAB on Monday, 23 October 2017