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Train & Vehicle Crash At Tipperary Level Crossing

Iarnród Éireann train

Reports are just coming in that an Iarnród Éireann train has been in a collision with a motor vehicle at a level crossing here in Co Tipperary.

In a statement earlier Iarnród Éireann confirmed that the incident happened around 8.00pm.

The collision is believed to have happened at Kelly’s Crossing in Birdhill, Co Tipperary tonight.

The 6.20pm train scheduled from Ballybrophy to Limerick was involved in the incident and Emergency Services etc are presently at the scene.

The driver and possibly between six to eight passengers are believed to have been on the train at the time of the incident, however there are no reports of any injuries.

A woman in her 60’s, who was the driver of the car, was in the vehicle on her own at the time of the collision. She was later taken to Limerick hospital, suffering from shock.

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