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Female pedestrian (30s) hospitalised after being struck by tractor

A woman (30s) has been hospitalised after being struck by a tractor.

The incident occurred on Main Street, Carrickmacross, on Wednesday evening, November 9th 2022, just before 6 pm.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí in Carrickmacross were alerted to a serious RTC on Main Street, Carrickmacross, on Wednesday evening, 9th November, 2022 at approximately 5.55p.m.”

“A tractor struck a female pedestrian (early 30s) who was seriously injured and taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, where she is currently receiving treatment.

“The driver of the tractor was uninjured. The main street of Carrickmacross is currently closed and local diversions are in place. Investigations are ongoing,” the spokesperson concluded.

Drivers hospitalised following tractor-truck collision

Last month, we reported that two drivers were hospitalised following a two-vehicle collision involving a tractor and truck in Cork.

The incident occurred shortly after mid-day in the Currahaly area of Farnanes, Co Cork on October 14th, 2022.

Confirming the news to That’s Farming, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána, said:

“Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene of a two-vehicle traffic collision that occurred at approximately 12:30 pm October 14th, 2022, in the Currahaly area of Farnanes, Co Cork.”

“A truck and a tractor were involved in this collision. Both drivers were conveyed to Cork University Hospital for treatment of injuries received in the course of this incident.”

“The road involved in this collision was closed for a time and has now re-opened for use,” the spokesperson added.

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Gardaí seize €249,000 worth of horse tranquilizer in BBQ set

Last week, reported that Gardaí have seized €249,000 worth of ketamine in the capital as part of a joint operation.

It conducted the searches in conjunction with personnel attached to the Revenue Customs Service, the Garda National Drugs & Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and the DMR North Central Divisional Drugs Unit.

During the course of the operation, officials searched a premises in the Stoneybatter area resulting in the recovery of 4.15kgs of the horse tranquilizer.

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