One hurt in Kilkishen traffic collision

One hurt in Kilkishen traffic collision


Emergency services at the scene of this morning collision in Kilkishen – Photo: © Pat Flynn 2017

One person was hospitalised following a single-car collision in Kilkishen this morning.

The accident happened at around 10.30am on the main street in the village close to the local cultural centre.

The woman was injured after the vehicle in which she was travelling lost control and crashed into a ditch.

Two units of the fire brigade from Shannon and another from Ennis attended the scene. It had originally been reported that there was a person trapped in the vehicle however this wasn’t the case.

Two HSE ambulances and a rapid response advanced paramedic unit were also sent to the incident.

The woman was taken to University Hospital Limerick for treatment but was not seriously hurt.



Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.