6 Year Old Seriously Injured After Midlands Crash

Gardaí remain at the scene of the incident

A stretch of the M6 remains closed after a serious crash in the midlands.

A six-year-old girl was taken to Temple Street Children's Hospital for treatment of serious injuries following the single-vehicle collision, which occurred between Junction Four at Tyrrellspass and Junction Three at Rochfortbridge at 4pm yesterday afternoon.

The driver of the car is also being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A techinical examination is currently being conducted on the site, and the road will remain closed until that's completed, with local diversions in place.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for witnesses to the incident, and anyone with information is being asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 938 4000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111, or any Garda Station.

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