Two people were hospitalised after a car crashed into the back of a tractor in Co. Mayo over the weekend, according to An Garda Síochána.

The incident occurred in Kiltimagh, in the east of the county, on Friday night (February 5), authorities have confirmed.

In a brief statement on the matter, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána said:

“Gardaí are investigating a road traffic collision involving a car and tractor that occurred on the Bohola Road, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, on Friday, February 5, 2021, at approximately 9:40pm.

A car collided with the rear of a tractor on the stretch of road. The drivers of both vehicles were taken to Mayo University Hospital as a precaution.

“Enquiries are ongoing,” the Garda representative added.