Man taken to hospital after collision with tractor and mower

A man was taken to hospital following a serious collision between a car and a tractor and mower in the midlands in recent days.

The incident occurred in Co. Offaly on Friday, July 10, An Garda Síochána has confirmed.

In a statement to AgriLand, a spokesperson for An Garda Síochána noted:

“Gardaí attended a two-vehicle road traffic collision between a car and a tractor that occurred at Annaharvey, Tullamore, Co. Offaly, at approximately 3:30pm on Friday, July 10.

“A male in his 40s was taken to Midlands Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries,” the statement added.

A video – believed to be dashcam footage of the incident – emerged on social media over the weekend, which shows the motorist in question moving to overtake a number of vehicles immediately prior to the collision.

In the footage, the driver is seen getting out of the car following the accident. No further details of the incident are available at this time.

Landcruiser seized and driver arrested

In other news, the driver of a Toyota Landcruiser vehicle which was towing a livestock trailer was arrested after being stopped by members of An Garda Síochána on Thursday, July 9.

The driver was stopped in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, earlier in the day.

Image source: Garda Síochána Twitter trailer
Image source: Garda Síochána Twitter

Upon checking, local Gardaí established that the driver in question was disqualified previously. The driver was promptly arrested and the vehicle seized as a result.