Firefighters injured in serious road incident in Co Meath

A firefighter is being treated in hospital following a serious road traffic incident in Ashbourne, Co Meath, this evening while responding to an incident.

Meath Fire Brigade’s fire unit fell into a ditch during the incident and was severely damaged.

The road is currently closed to allow the garda’s forensic examinations to take place at the scene.

In a tweet tonight, the Meath Fire Authority said that “one of our vehicles was involved in an accident near Kilmoon Cross this evening”.

“No other vehicles were involved.

“One crew member has been taken to hospital. That person is in stable condition and their family has been notified,” it added.

A spokesman for Meath County Council, which runs the fire service, confirmed an incident involving a fire truck had occurred but said it “will not comment further at this stage.” .

Separately, firefighters en route to an incident in Dunshaugin, also in Colesh, were involved in an incident, with minor damage.

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