She says it could take weeks for the young people to come to terms with the incident.
It could take weeks, if not months, for the young people involved in the crash in Birr on Saturday night to come to terms with the incident - according to a midlands psychotherapist.
10 people were injured when a car mounted a footpath on O'Connell Street shortly after midnight - five of whom were hospitalised.
The driver of the car, 17-year-old boy, was arrested at the scene but has been released pending further investigations.
Psychotherapist Stella O'Malley, who lives nearby and witnessed the aftermath, says it was a traumatising incident for many: