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Four injured after a van drove into a crowd at Donegal festival

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A number of people are recovering in hospital after a van drove into a crowd at a festival in Co Donegal last night.

Our people were taken to Letterkenny University Hospital after the Clonmany Festival incident.

Hundreds of people were on the city’s main street when the incident happened around 6:30 p.m.

Gardaí have confirmed that the driver of the vehicle suffered a “health incident” shortly before the incident.

It is believed he then lost control of the van and crashed into pedestrians.

At least one of the injured is said to be a marshal of the event.

At least five ambulances and other emergency services were at the scene and took the injured to the hospital.

A Garda spokesman confirmed that the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

A spokesman said: “Gardaí visited the scene of a single vehicle RTC on Main Street Clonmany, Co Donegal at around 6.30pm on Wednesday evening August 2022

“The driver of the vehicle has had a health incident and hit a number of pedestrians. The driver and three pedestrians were all taken to Letterkenny University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“Investigations ongoing.”

Clonmany Festival attracts thousands of people to the streets of Inishowen town every year and lasts for several days.

Despite last night’s incident, the festival continued with singers David James and Derek Ryan.

https://www.independent.ie/news/four-injured-after-van-ploughs-into-crowd-at-donegal-festival-41889025.html Four injured after a van drove into a crowd at Donegal festival

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