Appeal for witnesses to car crash

Gardai are appealing for witnesses.

Gardai are appealing for witnesses.

Gardai in Newbridge are appealing for witnesses to a single vehicle collison that happened in Newbridge on Saturday, July 12 at 8.20pm.

The accident happened on the Barretstown Road at Tankardsgarden in Newbridge when a car which was travelling with five people inside lost control around a bad bend and crashed into a wall.

Four out of five passengers, who were all Polish nationals, had to be cut out of the car and the road was blocked off for some time. All of the passengers were taken to Naas General Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.

“Five people were in the car, two in the front and three in the rear, all Polish nationals, when the car lost control around a bad bend. The car hit a wall and four passengers had to be cut out from the vehicle.

“We now want to hear from anyone who might have seen the accident or come upon it at the time,” said Sgt John Flaherty of Kildare Garda Station.

“It is under investigation with Newbridge Garda Station and we are appealing for witnesses.”

Meanwhile gardai are also looking for witnesses to a raid on a house in College Park in Newbridge that took place on Friday, July 11 at 2am.

The homeowner was woken by noise after entry was gained via the back door. Nothing appears to have been taken in the raid. A shed belonging to a house in Hawkfield was ransakced between 3am on Thursday, July 10 and 8am Friday, 11.

And on Sunday, July 13 between 9.30am and 4pm a house in Milltown was broken into.

The house was ransacked and some cash and jewellery were taken in the raid.




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